AFFORDABLE HOUSING

State of housing

Report: State of housing across the EU is ‘critical’

Research has shown that the state of housing across the EU is ‘critical’, as growth recovery sees house prices rising faster than income in most member states
Halifax survey

Halifax survey highlights UK house price rise

According to the latest Halifax survey, buyers are ignoring Brexit uncertainty as UK house prices soar at their fastest rate for eight months in September
Affordable housing in Wales

Affordable housing in Wales to receive £340m budget

Affordable housing in Wales is to become a priority, as Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford reveals a new £340m draft budget
equity loan scheme

Further investment announced for Help to Buy equity loan scheme

The government has announced it will invest a further £10bn in the Help to Buy equity loan scheme
council house

May to announce council house expansion

Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to reveal plans for a ‘significant’ increase in the building of council houses as part of her closing speech in today’s Manchester conference
offsite timber construction

Unlocking the full potential of offsite timber construction

Offsite timber construction could meet much of the government’s target for new housing, says Alex Goodfellow, Chairman of the Structural Timber Association
regeneration revolution

Corbyn pledges regeneration revolution on social housing

During the Labour Party conference Jeremy Corbyn pitched a regeneration revolution, promising tenants a return ‘home’ to the same site on the same terms
social housing tenants

Social housing tenants ‘struggling’ in Scotland

According to a new report, social housing tenants in Scotland are struggling to pay the first month’s rent in advance as a result of welfare reforms, making it harder for them to find and retain a home
SME developers

Investment to tackle access to finance for SME developers in Wales

According to FMB Cymru, the Welsh Government’s pledge to improve access to finance for SME developers will boost house building
social housing Green Paper

Javid launches social housing Green Paper

Communities and Local Government Secretary, Sajid Javid, has announced at the NHF conference that the government will launch a social housing Green Paper
social rented homes

Government ‘neglects’ social rented homes

According to the National Housing Federation (NHF), the government must act urgently to address the lack of new housing and social rented homes
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iKozie home to tackle homelessness

The initial innovative iKozie home is ready to house its first occupant, helping to ease homelessness in Worcester, UK
London YIMBY

London YIMBY – A new approach to tackling the housing crisis

The YIMBY campaign aims to get the right homes in the right places by giving individual streets new powers over planning. London YIMBY's John Myers explains
approach to planning

New approach to planning to accelerate delivering homes

Community Secretary Sajid Javid has announced a new innovative approach to planning homes that will ensure they’re built where most needed, save councils millions of pounds and deliver affordable homes