London rough sleeping hits record high with 18% rise in 2018-19
Sadiq Khan blames crisis on welfare reforms and lack of investment in social housing
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.
Commission including Sayeeda Warsi and Ed Miliband has been researching ways to tackle housing crisis
Renters need better deal to prevent another Grenfell disaster, says the Social Housing Commission
Figures for England show 6,463 homes built in 2017-18 despite 1.25m families on waiting lists
Shelter says plans create ‘get-out clause’ for developers to avoid providing affordable homes
Deputy leader says authority has ‘moral duty’ to community in wake of tower tragedy
Not everyone will be fans, but by cross-subsidising, talking to residents and valuing good design, the east London borough is investing in some of the best council housing ever built
Pilot scheme will cost £200m with commitment to build new homes to replace lost stock
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