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.

According to data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) the cost of renting a home in Britain has increased by 2.3 per cent in the year to September.

Plans have been revealed to construct 61 new council homes in Carmarthenshire, as part of an £8.5 million investment to increase the council’s hous

Home Secretary Amber Rudd has announced that ‘several hundred’ more children are due to arrive in Britain following the dismantlement of Calais’s ‘Jungle’ camp.

The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has revealed a new Homeless Reduction Bill which will aims to significantly reform England’s homeless legislation, ensuring that more people can receive the help they need to prevent them from becoming homeless.

The LGA is arguing that English councils should be freed from restrictions on the ability to borrow to fund new home building.

New housing measures to apply minimum room sizes to shared homes have been announced by Housing Minister Gavin Barwell.

A new £40 million programme to provide an innovative approach to tackling homelessness, with prevention at its heart, has been announced.

Councils are making preparations for the arrival of 14 children from the Calais refugee camps into the UK.

Housing charity Shelter has cautioned that four in ten homes in Britain fall under the standards which are considered acceptable living conditions.

Gwynedd Council has launched a consultation on whether it should increase council tax on properties which are not the sole property owned by the owner.

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Rics) has cautioned that the UK is facing a ‘critical rental shortage’ and has called on the governme

In an interview with the BBC, Chancellor Philip Hammond has said he will focus on spending on new homes and transport, ahead of November’s Autumn Statement.

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