Overall there is no alternative but for councils to increase the supply of council homes for rent at genuinely affordable rents, but using the already existing housing stock to house people is something that shouldn’t be overlooked, says GMB London.
Salford City Council has approved plans for a residential scheme, the Anchorage, which will deliver up to 290 new apartments in Salford Quays.
Sell House Fast surveyed 582 architects, engineers and construction (AEC) professionals to identify the eco-friendly building materials they expect the property industry to increase using in 2020.
The October 2019 RICS UK Residential Market Survey continues to show a subdued sales market, with negative readings covering new buyer enquiries, agreed sales and new instructions.
Plans to build more than 200 new homes for local people on the west side of the Gascoigne Estate were given the thumbs up at Barking and Dagenham Council’s planning committee.
Deanestor, contract furniture specialists, has been awarded its largest contract to date in the residential sector, the fit out of one of the biggest rental schemes in Manchester.
Research by Homes for Scotland (HFS) and the Fraser of Allander Institute has revealed that housing completions reached 20,000 in 2018, but a further 25,000 homes are needed each year.
Galliard Homes have partnered up with Apsley House Capital in a joint venture with plans to develop £500m worth of regeneration projects and create around 2,250 new homes in Birmingham.
The urgent need to build more homes for everyone should be a key priority for all the political parties during the General Election campaign, says the Federation of Master Builders (FMB).
Enfield Council has agreed to plans that will transform two adjacent Edmonton estates, dramatically improving residents’ lives.
Bovis Homes has agreed to buy Galliford Try's Housing Businesses in a deal that values the business at £1.1bn.
Wates Living Space has expanded its framework presence with its appointment to the South East Consortium (SEC) Internal & External Building Works Framework.
Bruntwood Works and Trafford Council have announced plans for a residential-led, mixed-use development on the former Kellog's site, including housing, a school, offices and public realm in Stretford.
The Conservative Government has failed to build a single ‘Starter Home’ despite pledging to build 200,000 by 2020, according to the National Audit Office (NAO).