The Homelessness Reduction Bill has passed its final stage in the House of Lords as the latest government figures reveal the number of households in temporary accommodation has soared by 10% since last year.
A shared ownership specialist company has bought a housing association, as it seeks £1bn of institutional investment to fund new homes.
The government will make it easier for councils to police office-to-residential conversions if they can demonstrate they are delivering on their housing targets.
A bond aggregator has completed its first deal for more than a year, with a £40.2m bond for four housing associations.
Affordable housing thresholds set by councils while they draw up Local Plans could be dismissed after a High Court case went against a North Yorkshire authority this week.
The government has named the local authorities and housing associations that will take a share of its £32m estates regeneration grant fund.
The government has invested 5% of its £1.2bn Starter Homes Land Fund in 27 sites, the housing minister has revealed.
Planning departments approved 6% more residential applications than a year ago, official statistics released today show.
Housing homeless people before they receive treatment could end rough sleeping, but the policy must not disrupt existing allocations, says Matt Downie
Policies such as T-levels and new apprenticeship standards are a great opportunity for the sector, says Vanessa Howell of the Chartered Institute of Housing
Hyde Group’s Chris Irons explains why he is looking to recruit apprentices to his team
Channel 4’s flagship documentary this week showed the real impact on the government’s benefit cap, even if the case studies could have been better, says David Pipe