More homes were registered with the National House Building Council (NHBC) in the first three months of 2017 than any quarter since 2007.
Clarion has submitted outline plans to develop 2,800 new homes on the Eastfields Estate in Mitcham, the Ravensbury Estate in Morden and the High Path Estate in South Wimbledon.
Sajid Javid has lifted his block of a planned compulsory purchase order (CPO) which was delaying a major south London estate regeneration scheme.
Banks need “assurance” over the longevity and viability of modular homes as the government seeks to increase offsite housebuilding, the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) has said.
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The Northern Housing Consortium (NHC) is urging general election candidates to support the regeneration of areas of market weakness.
Countryside has been selected by the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead to deliver 1,200 homes in Maidenhead town centre.
Places for People has been shortlisted alongside four private companies for a groundbreaking £1bn residential development partnership with two county councils.
Lambeth Council is set to appoint Mott MacDonald to manage the demolition and rebuilding of Cressingham Gardens Estate.
A Welsh housing association is undertaking a £7.9m regeneration project to revive a troubled Newport district which will yield no extra housing.
The former chief executive of the British Property Federation has been confirmed as chair of one of London’s largest development sites – the Old Oak and Royal Park Development Corporation (OPDC).
Countryside Properties and Hyde Housing have received council and regulator sign-off on a £400m regeneration project in Kent, which will provide around 1,300 new homes.
Family Mosaic has hired JLL as the managing agent for its first private rented sector (PRS) scheme.
Five of the UK’s largest supermarket chains are taking steps to develop thousands of homes, Inside Housing research has revealed.
Housing association the Hyde Group has acquired land in Harrow for a 1,150-home development in a joint venture with Barratt London.
House builder Galliford Try has signed two deals worth a combined £163m, including its biggest ever contract.
Peabody is close to securing a series of joint venture deals at a number of key sites across London, as it enters delivery mode on its development pipeline ahead of a planned merger.
The former chief executive of the British Property Federation is set to be appointed chair of the Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation – one of the largest development sites in London.
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The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) plans to start selling off its land in packages to secure developers for difficult sites.
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Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is seeking a developer for a 1,200-home regeneration scheme.
Lambeth Borough Council has approved the redevelopment of a council estate which could pave the way for up to 1,300 homes.
The government has named the local authorities and housing associations that will take a share of its £32m estates regeneration grant fund.
Kingston Council is looking for a partner to develop up to 2,000 homes at a town centre estate, in the latest scheme marking a shift in the market towards outer London boroughs.
A house builder’s credit rating has been placed under review by a credit agency after it sold its regeneration business earlier this month.
Affordable housing completions in Scotland have dropped by 6% in a year, according to the latest Scottish Government statistics.
Lord Bob Kerslake has agreed to become chair of a council’s wholly owned regeneration company.
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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.