Housing providers will be able to apply for a share of £7bn funding to help expand affordable homes across the country
House building in Oxford improved significantly over the past year, rising to 383 new homes completed from 332 in 2014/2015.
New research from Empty Homes has found that over 83% of British adults believe the government should place a higher priority on tackling empty homes.
‘The Changing Landscape for Social Housing’ report reveals the concerns of social housing providers about government housing policy
Allowing local authorities to borrow to build homes could both help tackle the housing crisis and mitigate any emerging economic uncertainty, the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) has said ahead of the Autumn Statement. Brian Berry, Chief Executive of the FMB, said: ‘The Autumn statement presents an opportunity for the...
A step change is needed in mindset and delivery on UK house building to meet government’s ambition to build one million new homes by 2020, says CBI report
The growing national demand for inclusive, accessible housing shouldn’t be a niche issue, as argued by Jean Hewitt, Director of the Centre for Accessible Environments.
74 percent of housebuilders think the government’s aim of building a million homes during the current Parliament is unachievable. Gwyn Roberts, Homes and Communities Leader at BRE Global examines what can be done to make this target a reality
The challenge of meeting the UK’s housing supply targets is more than just a problem for the planning sector, according to BLP Insurance’s Kim Vernau The construction industry needs to be firing on all supply cylinders to meet the million homes challenge by 2020, according to panellists at an event...
In a bid to defend dwindling social housing stock from a new rush of buyers under the government's flagship Right to Buy scheme, local authorities are setting up private rental companies The Right to Buy scheme, which was first introduced by former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, enables social housing tenants...