A newly released report by the Resolution Foundation has found that private renters are at the heart of growing housing pressures and are more exposed to the current economic shock than homeowners.
‘Affordable and safe housing’ was described by chancellor Rishi Sunak as the government’s ‘second priority’ after investment in public services in his inaugural Budget speech on the 11 March.
This Christmas, 126,000 children in England will be living in temporary accommodation, having been made homeless with their families. The failure by successive governments to build enough social housing has made it impossible for low income families to put a secure, affordable roof over their head.
Benefit cuts, high rents and a lack of social housing have left thousands stuck in temporary homes. We identify the providers making millions from the families in their squalid accommodation
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There has been an increase in the number of homes for sale being developed by the social housing sector which is in a strong financial position, according to the latest quarterly survey.
There has been a lot made of the fact that public land sale, such as from the NHS, is being used to build new houses but new research suggests they are not affordable for many.
A House of Commons Committee has launched a long reaching inquiry into the long term delivery of new social and affordable rented housing.
Social landlord Together Housing has sold off a tower block in Calderdale that will help fund its investment programme.
London boroughs are delivering more public housing than at any time in the last 40 years, boosted by funding from the Mayor and the lifting of HRA borrowing, according t a new report.
Social housing residents in England and their landlords are to take part in a trial of innovative methods of communicating building safety matters.
A third of councils in England are failing to tackle the housing crisis as they are not delivering the new homes needed and could face sanctions, official figures show.
Water-soaked electrics, severe damp and lift breakdowns in flats managed by A2Dominion
More than 300,000 households squeezed into too few rooms, official figures show
Former service personnel suffering from PTSD or other mental illnesses will be prioritised for social housing under proposals published for consultation by the Government.
Just after a major report pointed out that 3.1 million new social homes are needed in England in the next 20 years to cope with the demand for affordable homes, the Government’s low target has been revealed.
Some 3.1 million new social homes are needed to solve England’s housing crisis as part of a 20 year home building programme to create affordable homes, a new report says.
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