House builder Galliford Try has reported a 23% profit boost in its half-year results through to the end of December.
The government has sold enough land for less than 14,000 homes, leaving it well off the pace required to meet its target to dispose of land for 160,000 homes in this parliament.
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Haringey councillors last night voted in favour of the selection of Lendlease as the preferred bidder for the local authority’s £2bn development vehicle.
Four Essex councils have set up a company to oversee the development of three new ‘garden communities’ in the county, with the potential to provide up to 40,000 homes.
Giant housing association Clarion has offered to buy back 58 sold properties on a troubled regeneration project in east London.
The Welsh Government will invest £20m in innovative new homebuilding over the next two years, it announced today.
WHITE PAPER: House builders have warned the government of “unintended consequences” over its plans to strengthen councils’ compulsory purchase order (CPO) powers on “stalled” sites.
WHITE PAPER: The National Housing Federation has welcomed the government’s White Paper, but called for more to be done to release land for developments.
WHITE PAPER: The government has abandoned its manifesto pledge to build 200,000 Starter Homes this parliament, and require 20% of the homes on all new developments.
WHITE PAPER: The government will prepare new guidelines to encourage councils to use compulsory purchase order (CPO) powers to intervene in the housing market and stimulate new building.
The developer behind the regeneration of south London’s Heygate estate has been selected as the preferred bidder for Haringey’s £2bn development vehicle.
A developer has announced plans for the UK’s largest PRS development site at Wembley Stadium, as the government prepares to launch its long-awaited Housing White Paper.
The government will “change focus” from Starter Homes to a wider range of affordable housing in its much-anticipated Housing White Paper, due to be released later today.
London housing associations set the pace for development in the sector in 2015/16, according to regional reports from the National Housing Federation (NHF).
Private rental landlord Essential Living has agreed the £30m sale of half its land in the Old Oak Common regeneration zone to Imperial College London.
Housing associations built almost half of the new homes completed in London last year, according to a report from the National Housing Federation (NHF) published yesterday.
The planning system has allowed soaring land values in London to reduce the amount of affordable housing delivered, research commissioned by London boroughs claims.
A further 79 councils have joined the Cabinet Office’s flagship housing and public sector partnership programme, meaning 72% of English councils are now signed up.
Housebuilder Barratt Developments has announced plans to build 2,500 new homes across Scotland this year.
One of the UK’s biggest property companies is in talks with housing regulator the Homes and Communities Agency about setting up its own private registered provider.
Surrey and East Sussex councils are launching a search for a developer to build more than 2,000 homes in the biggest move yet of a county authority into housing development.
A London council’s shortlist for a major £1bn redevelopment of a scheme has been narrowed down to three bidders.
A London housing association has picked 22 contractors and 14 employer’s agents for framework to build 1,000 homes a year until 2020.
Southwark Council has won the right to launch a judicial review into the government’s decision to block the eviction of leaseholders from the Aylesbury Estate after appealing a previous rejection from the High Court.
The Cheyne Social Property Impact Fund has purchased a 338-unit portfolio of residential properties in Croydon, thought to be worth £51.8m.
Islington Council has published its 2017/18 budget, which includes £40m for the building of new council housing in the borough.
Plans for 400 new homes in Clapton, London, have been approved by councillors at Hackney Council.
Seventy per cent of UK house builders have reported a rise in materials prices due to the depreciation of the pound following the Brexit vote, according to the Federation of Master Builders (FMB).
Completions were up 4% for one of the UK’s largest house builders last year, a percentage increase half the size of the previous year’s.
A London borough’s plan to establish a £2bn development vehicle to carry out one of the largest regeneration programmes in the UK is at risk of being put on hold.
The government has announced the locations for 14 new garden villages across England.
A south London council’s bid for judicial review of the governments decision to block its attempt to remove leaseholders from an estate has been rejected.
Lambeth Council’s controversial proposals to redevelop an estate near Brixton in south London were lawful, a High Court judge has ruled.
The historic deal between a Chinese state-owned firm and a housing association to create six housebuilding factories in the UK has been hailed by the housing minister.
A giant Chinese construction firm has struck a historic £2.75bn joint venture with a social landlord to open six housebuilding factories in the UK, capable of producing 25,000 homes a year.
Clarion Housing Group has appointed Keepmoat to construct its £50m mixed-tenure development of 195 homes in London’s Maida Vale.
City Hall has today begun consulting on new guidelines for estates regeneration projects, which will inform planning policy and determine eligibility for grant funding.
An Indian real estate giant is seeking joint ventures as it plots a move into the UK market.
A housing association and a city council have agreed a joint venture to build 1,000 homes linked to National Living Wage levels.
Housing professionals have broadly welcomed a new government blueprint for overhauling run-down estates across England, coupled with a £32m funding boost.
The government is to inject an extra £32m into its flagship estate regeneration programme, ministers announced today.
Hyde Housing Group and house builder Hill have launched their first joint venture, for 287 homes in Brent.
An emergency package to house young working Londoners is urgently needed in the capital, according to a report from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).
L&Q has continued its push into private rented sector development with a deal in excess of £70m to build a 178-home residential development in west London.
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The Leeds City Region needs a major boost in its housing supply if it is to continue its economic growth, with a 30,000 home shortfall anticipated by 2021.
Northern areas should establish ‘housing boards’ which take control of public funding for housing supply in their areas, a commission investigating the housing crisis in the North has said.
The government’s forthcoming Estates Regeneration Strategy is likely to recommend the establishment of a centralised group of experts to assist with regeneration schemes.
Estate regeneration schemes in the North of England could be rendered unviable under the government’s £140m Estate Regeneration Programme, according to research published today.
Work has begun on Europe’s largest modular residential tower, which will be built entirely from units constructed in a factory in Bedford.
The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) is planning to roll together its borrowing powers with private funding to offer a £1bn Housing Investment Fund.
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Campaigners against an attempt to evict leaseholders from an estate are raising money to fight Southwark Council in the High Court.
Peabody has been given permission to build nearly 1,500 new homes under the mammoth 20,000-home Thamesmead regeneration project.
The British construction industry faces “inexorable decline” unless radical action is taken to modernise it, a government review has found.
Southwark Council will press ahead with a High Court challenge to the government’s blocking of its plan to compulsorily purchase homes on the Aylesbury Estate.
A south London borough is seeking a build-to-rent development partner for a 250-home scheme which will use a new ‘living rent’ model.