The new housing statistics ‘clearly show’ the private sector cannot build the number of homes necessary to tackle the housing crisis, councillors argue.
The social housing sector has had a ‘solid’ year of investment underpinned by strong in-year financial performance, according to the Homes and Communities Agency.
Emma Jones that when used in the right way, Sustainability Appraisals can help meet many of the challenges that are set out in the Housing White Paper.
Birmingham City Council has agreed a £183m investment package to improve its social housing stock.
Supported housing for older people should be ‘excluded from funding changes’ until at least 2022, housing campaigners say.
Hammersmith and Fulham Council has signed a 50-50 joint venture deal with a property developer in order to build what they describe as ‘genuinely affordable’ homes.
Right to Buy could be suspended in Cardiff for five years in a bid to protect the city’s social housing stock.
Housing providers could save up to £1.6bn if they stopped buying products from external contractors, new research has revealed.
There is ‘no way’ the Government can meet its housing target without giving local authorities the powers to build homes for rent, union says.
The Government’s housing white paper contained three ‘glaring omissions’ including no mention of the one million homes target, the Liberal Democrat’s say.