Housing minister, Julie James has announced that investment in housing in Wales will reach £400m in 2020-21, thanks to a £175m budget boost from the Welsh Government.
Wrexham County Council and Liberty are to build new council homes at the site of the former Nant Silyn residential care home on Pont Wen, Caia Park.
The Queen’s speech has reaffirmed the Government’s commitment to infrastructure, with promises to invest in the country’s public services and construction industry.
Britain has woken up to the largest Conservative majority since 1987 after Boris Johnson was swept back into Number 10 in the General Election.
In its manifesto, ‘Infrastructure for everyone’, the Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE) argues for denser brownfield development, to help deal with the national housing crisis.
Interserve has been awarded a place on the new £8bn Procure Partnerships Framework as a contractor partner, with access to construction contracts from £1m up to £25m-plus.
East Ayrshire Council has unveiled plans for a £175m boost in the future of housing and housing services over the next five years.
In the run-up to the general election, PBC Today takes a look at what the political party manifestos mean for the housebuilding and construction industry.
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.
Latest statistics from the government have revealed that of the 25 major cities in England and Wales, there were a grand total of 2,880 social housing repossessions.
Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) has been appointed by Bristol City Council to support the new build housing programme and deliver council homes for communities across the city.
Higgins has appointed Amy Ross, as head of social value, to shape and drive the company’s social value strategy.
The government has revised its Housing Delivery Test result for Lewes District Council following a successful legal challenge by the local authority.
We know how many people are hit by the housing crisis – it’s time to take action to end it, says James Prestwich, head of policy at the National Housing Federation.