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
Following the Grenfell Tower disaster, there have been widespread calls to retrofit fire sprinkler systems in social housing. BAFSA supports this principle – but Chief Executive Keith MacGillivray cautions against a rush to install systems that do not meet British Standards
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 could meet much of the government’s target for new housing, says Alex Goodfellow, Chairman of the Structural Timber Association
During the Labour Party conference Jeremy Corbyn pitched a regeneration revolution, promising tenants a return ‘home’ to the same site on the same terms
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
Mark Parsons, Technical Director at Russell Roof Tiles, explains how roofing products can help ease the oncoming storm
Communities and Local Government Secretary, Sajid Javid, has announced at the NHF conference that the government will launch a social housing Green Paper
According to the National Housing Federation (NHF), the government must act urgently to address the lack of new housing and social rented homes
Phil Buckle, Chief Executive of Electrical Safety First, explains how the Grenfell Tower tragedy is a wake-up call for electrical safety checks and building regulations
The UK construction trade appears optimistic about hiring plans, as repairs to housing following the Grenfell disaster, enhances demand for building work
The number of specialist homes for older people will need to increase by 400,000 units in less than 20 years. We need a residential revolution say the LGA
Secured by Design explains how it is working to make Building Regulations for security easier, quicker and less burdensome Secured by Design (SBD) works closely with UK Police Forces and a wide range of other organisations, including National and Local Government, British and European Standards authorities, the construction industry, trade...
Town and Country Planning Association's Kate Henderson argues that the government must not let Brexit distract it from tackling the housing crisis Brexit negotiations will be the top priority of the new government. However, it is essential that the government also focus on the issues that matter to people's quality...