Councils in Greater Manchester are looking to free up green belt land for development as part of a plan to build 227,200 new homes over the next 20 years.
A duty on councils to temporarily house homeless people who are not in priority need has been stripped out from a new bill that aims to reduce homelessness.
Stark racial disadvantages and discrimination still exist in housing despite a raft of reforms since the 1960s, a report sponsored by housing associations has said.
A housing association has found one-third of its own tenants are at risk of facing unaffordable rents as they struggle to cover daily living costs.
English social landlords sold nearly 22,000 homes in 2015/16, an increase of 8% on the previous year.
A greater proportion of sector tenants would rather still be in social housing in 10 years time than move into owner-occupation, a report has found.
The Local Government Association has called on the government to commit to urgent talks about how councils can “rapidly” build homes.
Jeremy Corbyn has called on Labour MPs to attend a debate on a bill tabled by a Conservative MP aiming to preventing homelessness.
The government must use the Autumn Statement to ensure new homes can be rented by those on low incomes, says Julia Unwin
Housing is the Conservatives’ biggest domestic policy failure and I’m determined to hold them to account, says John Healey
A government-commissioned review of the construction industry is essential reading for housing too, says Jules Birch
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