North Ayrshire Council is set to launch a multi-million pound regeneration of its Council housing estates.
David Baybut, head of Real Estate at Stephensons, discusses the recent plunge in social housing figures and explores how ‘new thinking’ can grow the stock of homes for social rent.
The Social Housing Commission set up by Shelter has called for a further three million social homes over the next 20 years to help combat the on-going housing crisis.
Greater Manchester’s leaders have set out radical housing and transport plans to ensure the city-region can thrive at a time of national uncertainty.
GMB has welcomed the decision to reject the Clarion Housing Group’s appeal for planning permission to replace 70 social housing units at the William Sutton estate.
Birmingham has exceeded the annual housebuilding targets over the last three years by 108%, revealing that confidence in the housing market in the city is improving.
Birmingham City Council has joined the National Building Approval scheme to incorporate crime prevention techniques into all its new social housing developments.
The West Midlands saw a 33% rise in affordable homes completed during the last year, making it nearly three times ahead of the national average increase.
A Labour Party investigation into fire safety in tall tower blocks has discovered that just 4% of London’s high rise council housing blocks have sprinklers installed.
The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (MHCLG) has published new Affordable Housing Supply figures which show a 12% increase in affordable homes from 2016-17 to 2017-18.
Professor Karel Williams of Alliance Manchester Business School at the University of Manchester explores regeneration in Greater Manchester.
The Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) has warned the bill for social housing will soar to £71 billion by 2050 if urgent action is not taken.
The government has released £248m to 12 councils and 31 housing associations for the removal and replacement of unsafe aluminium composite material (ACM) cladding from 135 buildings