Housing leaders have called on the next government to scrap the high-value asset levy for councils ahead of the publication of political manifestos.
Sajid Javid has lifted his block of a planned compulsory purchase order (CPO) which was delaying a major south London estate regeneration scheme.
Former civil service chief and crossbench peer Lord Bob Kerslake has called on the government to look again at welfare changes in light of increasing homelessness and the rising cost of support.
There has been a 24% increase in evictions from social housing in Scotland over the past two years, a new report by Shelter Scotland has revealed.
The government has rejected two developers’ appeals against planning permission decisions because they would involve “significant development” on green belt land.
Housing minister Gavin Barwell has promised that he will try to “mitigate” the negative effect on councils from the forced sale of high-value homes.
Councils have welcomed the government’s move to make households that are made homeless exempt from Universal Credit following reports rent arrears bills have started to rack up.
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