Professor Paddy Gray describes the state of play in Northern Ireland ahead of next Thursday’s Stormont election
L&Q has been selected by Argent Related and Barnet Council to deliver 132 homes at the 6,700-home Brent Cross South scheme in north west London.
Completions of new build homes fell by 1% in 2016, according to the government’s official measure of new build activity.
An influential committee of MPs was told the government should intervene directly in housing to fix the “failure” of the land and house building market.
Bristol City Council has been forced to cut its target to build 1,000 homes as it seeks to make savings in its Housing Revenue Account.
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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.
L&Q’s acquisition of Gallagher Estates is a milestone in the housing association sector’s march into the land market. Nick Johnstone looks at the risk and reward
Councils are boosting their income through service charge rises and other fee increases as pressure from the 1% rent cut on Housing Revenue Accounts ramps up.
The UK’s largest house builder has announced boosted profits in the six months to the end of December, despite a dip in the number of homes it built.
The chief executive of the National Housing Federation (NHF) has hit out at a government proposal to hand supported housing funding to councils because he fears it will create geographical inequalities.
Top 60 Developments
Inside Housing is showcasing the best 60 developments of the last year. This year, our list is split into 10 categories of excellence which we have been revealing over the last few weeks. In our final category, we present the year’s best designed schemes
Top 60: Inside Housing is showcasing the best 60 developments of the last year. Here, we introduce you to the best developments aimed at older people.