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.
The number of home buyers in London fell to a four-year low in 2016, with home mover activity dropping to its lowest level in 25 years.
L&Q ramped up its delivery of market sale and rent units during the nine months to 31 December 2016, as its social housing activity dropped.
Just 10 housing associations were responsible for three-quarters of the sale activity carried out by UK landlords in 2015/16, while the total proceeds from such sales grew by 39%.
Standard & Poor’s (S&P) today affirmed its credit rating for an Essex housing association, with a negative outlook due to its exposure to market sale development.
Haringey councillors last night voted in favour of the selection of Lendlease as the preferred bidder for the local authority’s £2bn development vehicle.
Hammersmith & Fulham was one of only a few UK local authority areas to report a decrease in house prices during December, amid a rise in house prices nationwide.
Housing associations built almost half of the new homes completed in London last year, according to a report from the National Housing Federation (NHF) published yesterday.
The planning system has allowed soaring land values in London to reduce the amount of affordable housing delivered, research commissioned by London boroughs claims.
Southwark Council is preparing to launch a new intermediate housing list that will enable it to allocate eligible candidates to discounted market rent products.
Hyde Group has said it is considering appealing Croydon Council’s decision to refuse planning permission for a scheme containing 129 affordable units in Croydon.
One of the UK’s biggest property companies is in talks with housing regulator the Homes and Communities Agency about setting up its own private registered provider.
Clarion Group, the UK’s largest social housing provider, has reported that its sales volumes have come in 30% lower than expected in the first three quarters of the financial year.
The Cheyne Social Property Impact Fund has purchased a 338-unit portfolio of residential properties in Croydon, thought to be worth £51.8m.
Central London’s rental market is “beginning to show signs of topping out”, according to National Landlords Association figures released today.
Islington Council has published its 2017/18 budget, which includes £40m for the building of new council housing in the borough.
The mayor of London Sadiq Khan has taken control of two planning applications containing a total of around 700 homes – in his first planning ‘call-in’ since being elected.
A south London council’s bid for judicial review of the governments decision to block its attempt to remove leaseholders from an estate has been rejected.
London mayor Sadiq Khan has earmarked £50m to provide move-on accommodation for homeless people and to support women rough sleepers.
City Hall has today begun consulting on new guidelines for estates regeneration projects, which will inform planning policy and determine eligibility for grant funding.
The London Assembly has called on the capital’s mayor Sadiq Khan to act against a “perfect storm” of homelessness.
The London Plan will not be published until 2019, the deputy mayor of housing for the Greater London Authority has revealed.
Housing associations in London are poised to enter “strategic partnerships” with City Hall, as Sadiq Khan’s overhaul of affordable housing funding was hailed as a “defining moment in housing history”.
Sadiq Khan will fund social rent level homes in London with fixed grant rates of £60,000 per unit, in a major shake-up of affordable housing funding.
The government has announced £3.15bn of its Affordable Homes Programme will be given to London to deliver 90,000 homes.
The G320 group of small housing associations in London has appointed Clare Norton as its new chair.
A London council has commissioned independent research into the effects of Universal Credit on social housing tenants.
Peabody has been given permission to build nearly 1,500 new homes under the mammoth 20,000-home Thamesmead regeneration project.
A south London borough is seeking a build-to-rent development partner for a 250-home scheme which will use a new ‘living rent’ model.
In the febrile world of London housing politics, regeneration has become a dirty word. Labour mayor Sadiq Khan is now set to publish a ‘best practice guide’ on the topic. Pete Apps finds out more
Sadiq Khan has announced a new taskforce aimed at tackling the rise in rough sleeping in the English capital.
New planning rules setting a ‘tariff’ for affordable housing in London will be published before the end of the year, City Hall sources have confirmed.
Sadiq Khan is preparing to publish a “best practice guide” to outline basic standards for estate regeneration in the capital, his deputy has revealed.
City Hall has confirmed that the London Living Rent scheme will be used to enable people to buy a home.
Conversions of homes from social to affordable rent will end under Sadiq Khan’s new housing programme.
Sadiq Khan has confirmed City Hall is planning a tariff system for affordable housing, but has not confirmed the percentage.
Wates Living Space Maintenance has been awarded a £24m repairs contract by London-based housing association Network Homes.
Sadiq Khan is planning to alter his ‘London Living Rent’ product to enable medium-income earners to buy a home at the end of their tenancy, in a concession to the government’s homeownership drive.
Sadiq Khan has approved a 10,000-home masterplan for a regeneration scheme in east London.
The housing minister has called homelessness a “moral shame” on the UK but said it can’t be tackled solely by government intervention.