Fire alarm with GLA logo

Alarm bells ring for City Hall as affordable housing deadline looms

31/10/2014 0:00 am

Boris Johnson under pressure as providers struggle to hit affordable housing targets

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Aerial London

London Housing Strategy signed off by government

31/10/2014 12:07 pm

Boris Johnson’s flagship housing strategy to build 42,000-homes per year in London has been formally approved by government.

Elephant and castle

GLA announces major housing development in Elephant and Castle

31/10/2014 11:57 am

The Greater London Authority (GLA) has confirmed work is to begin to build 457 homes, including 278 for private rent, on land it owns in south London.

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Man fitting solar panel on roof

£10m urban energy fund to launch imminently

31/10/2014 11:36 am

A £10m fund for urban community energy projects, which can be accessed by housing associations, is set to be launched within the coming weeks.

Sean BIrrane

Contractor appoints new chief executive

31/10/2014 11:29 am

A contractor has appointed a new chief executive as it continues to remodel its business into four key divisions.



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Buried within the homes of social landlords all over the country are hundreds, if not thousands, of hoarders. Dawn Foster visits Magenta to find out how the housing association is helping tenants

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The crisis with prices

The affordability of housing in London has reached crisis point for most people on ordinary incomes. Inside Housing, in partnership with Keepmoat, assembled a team of senior housing professionals to talk about solutions. Corin Williams reports

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