A City Hall director has rejected a call from a Conservative assembly member to ensure 10% of surplus land released by the Greater London Authority goes to smaller developers.
The government is too focused on home ownership and needs to do more to help those who cannot buy, a commission of experts has warned.
Birmingham Council plans to carry out a £60m programme of improvement works to its homes, despite the financial pressure exerted by the rent cut.
How exactly did the prime minister conclude he needed to knock down housing estates? Muses Ann O’Byrne
Hyde Group has allowed another social landlord to access its procurement framework.
Land & Construction
The value of payments made to councils by developers in lieu of onsite affordable housing has jumped 72% in a year, according to official figures.
The government will consult on allowing “well-performing” planning departments to increase their fees in line with inflation, the secretary of state for Communities and Local Government announced today.
The government is considering granting housing built through private finance initiatives an exemption from the rent cut, according to council business plans.
The ability of our sector to adapt and evolve has been demonstrated time and again, say David Montague and Sinead Butters
Councils have spent almost £30m of cash raised through Right to Buy sales to buy back homes they were forced to sell at a discount under the same policy.
Top 60 Developments
Success and innovation in housing development were celebrated at an awards ceremony organised by Inside Housing which took place in London today.
Inside Housing is showcasing the best 60 developments of the last year. Our list is split into 10 categories of excellence. Michael Atherton reports on our final category, the best joint venture developments of the year