Housing charity Shelter has released analysis showing more than a quarter of a million people are homeless in England.

The government has announced it has dropped plans to force higher-earning social housing tenants to pay more in rent.

Luton Borough Council has been forced to relocate homeless tenants after the units were bought by Stef & Phillips and the charges raised by thousands of pounds.

A new report has shown that 94 per cent of social housing providers believe that the government’s housing policy needs to be improved.

Official figures have shown that the number of new homes built in 2016 have increased by 11 per cent, the third consecutive year-on-year increase.

A new report by ASH and Cancer Research UK has warned that Stop Smoking Services across England are facing ongoing budget cuts after six in ten local authorities (59 per cent) were forced to reduce their funding in the last year.

Government funding totalling £18 million is being offered to councils in England to speed up building of up to 800,000 new homes on large developments.

A report carried out by ResPublica has calculated that improving employment outcomes in 12 well-known estates could save the government around £140 million by 2030.

Conwy Council is considering a move to revise its plan to double council tax for send home owners in the region.

The 2016 Good Growth for Cities index has shown that the majority of the UK’s cities are now outperforming their pre-financial crisis peak.

MSPs have voted to increase the top four bands of council tax, E-H, which will come into effect from April 2017.

The number of children who are homeless and in temporary accommodation this Christmas will hit an eight-year year high of more than 120,000.

A ‘slow start’ has been made in releasing surplus land to build 160,000 new homes by 2020, a committee report has warned.

Powys Council is set to apply to the Welsh government to suspend the right to buy scheme for the next five years.

The new wave of metro mayors should be granted ‘significant powers’ over planning and housing, a new report has argued.

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