Councils are accepting soaring levels of cash from developers looking to escape building affordable homes onsite, exclusive Inside Housing research has revealed.
We must use public land to build the much needed homes this country needs - homes that lay the golden egg for families living in rooms and young people who can’t afford to buy, says Kate Davies
A London borough has finalised plans to build 2,000 new homes in five years in partnership with housing associations and private developers.
An institutional investor has announced a £50m direct loan to a community housing association in the north west.
Social landlords are being granted waivers from grant penalties after utility company delays saw them miss the deadline for the affordable homes programme.
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The sector ‘can and should do more’ on inefficiency, and value for money downgrades are ‘unacceptable’, the housing minister Brandon Lewis said today.
The government has announced 20 new confirmed housing zones outside of London – double the number announced in June last year.
The government has agreed to fund a stock transfer of 18,500 homes despite it missing a deadline to write off the properties’ historic debt.
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.
Social landlords should take note: a recent case could make it more difficult to dispute the cost of a construction contracts, says Theresa Mohammed