Darlington Borough Council is due to increase the rents of 237 homes with off-street parking.

According to a new report by the Howard League for Penal Reform, children’s homes regularly resort to involving police instead of offering teenagers support.

Councils expect homelessness to increase and housing waiting lists lengthen, according to a survey published by the Local Government Association (LGA).

The Department for Communities and Local Government has declared a new move to support 200,000 new homes for first time buyers under 40, as part of a pledge to build one million homes.

A report conducted by Barnardos has recommended that young people should be offered more supported lodgings to cut the number of care leavers living in ‘unsuitable bed and breakfasts’.

New research by the London School of Economics has found that The Housing Bill could push numerous social housing tenants away from the capital, resulting in a recruitment crisis in the care sector.

Isle of Anglesey County Council has become the latest council in Wales to apply to suspend the Right to Buy scheme.

According to research by the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH), investment in affordable renting will fall to its lowest level since the Second World War.

The Department for Communities and Local Government has announced that since the launch of the Help to Buy scheme, over 150,000 people have been supported in becoming home owners.

According to figures published by the Department for Communities and Local Government, the number of planning permissions reached an eight-year high of 253,000 in 2015.

A new report by the London Housing Commission has called upon the government to introduce ‘radical’ new powers regarding housing, borrowing and property taxes, including a ’city deal’ for housing in London

The latest survey from the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) highlights that the social housing sector is in good financial shape, with access to sufficient finances.

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation has warned that plans compelling councils to sell off high-value social housing is likely to disproportionately affect older and disabled people.

Simon Stevens, head of NHS England is setting out plans to build ten new housing developments with healthy living in mind.

According to official figures the number of starts and completions on new build homes has reached a seven year record high, with over 143,500 new builds started, the highest level since 2008.

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