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A police investigation has been launched following a hand grenade attack on a housing association property in Greater Manchester.
Social landlords are in the midst of a great experiment with ‘big data’. Once they collect together their information, what will they do with it? Simon Brandon reports
A deal to transfer 8,500 Salford council homes to a new housing association has been finally signed off with just a week to spare.
A star system for rating the sustainability of new homes, which will look at the impact on occupiers’ health and well-being, will be launched today.
Politicians want to create a new wave of garden cities to meet housing need. But the world’s first garden city is also looking to do its bit - much to some residents’ disappointment. Martin Hilditch investigates
Apprenticeships are a popular way for social landlords to boost employment opportunities – but how easy are they to access for disabled people? On national apprenticeship week, Maria Brett meets a young, deaf apprentice
The developer of the London housing zone with the lowest percentage of affordable housing has committed to increasing it as the scheme progresses.
Councils could knock down hundreds of estates and rebuild higher density ‘city villages’ to ease London’s housing crisis, a report suggests.
Birmingham Council has set out key sites in the city for its ‘biggest ever housing plan’ as it seeks housing associations and private builders to construct 80,000 homes.
Regeneration must be on the agenda to end the housing crisis, says Iain Sim
L&Q will build more than 16,500 ‘genuinely affordable’ rented homes without government grant in the biggest housing association building drive in the sector’s history.
Cash for affordable housing is ‘sitting idle in government coffers’ after poor take-up of key programmes, the chair of a scrutiny committee has claimed.
Councils in Wales are set to build hundreds of homes over the next five years as new finance powers are transferred to them at the start of April.