Industry calls for a Healthy Homes Act to tackle concerns over poor-quality housing

 

The Town and Country Planning Association (TCPA) is calling for a new, ground-breaking piece of legislation to transform the quality of new homes…

New homes are coming to Whitstable, says housing association

 

The Hyde Group, in partnership with Westerhill Homes, part of Chartway Group, has purchased the land next to the Old Thanet Way in Whitstable from…

New Council Tax guide protects most vulnerable households

 

If you are disabled, have a health condition or are a carer you could be overpaying Council Tax and not even know it, according to a new public…

New local authorities being created in Northamptonshire

 

Communities Secretary confirms new local authorities will be created to improve the delivery of services.

Eight existing councils…

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Orbit Group appoints law firm to panel of advisors

 

Law firm Shakespeare Martineau has been appointed to the panel of legal advisors at Orbit Group, a leading group of national housing associations…

Japan’s biggest housebuilder moves into UK housing market

 

Japan’s biggest housebuilder will move into the UK housing market with immediate effect after striking a multi-million pound deal that will see it…

Wates in £9.4m housing association contract

 

Wates Residential has extended its partnership with the housing association Orbit after being appointed to help deliver a £9.4 million project for…

Musician Passenger to donate all profits from latest album to tackling housing crisis

 

Award-winning musician Passenger – aka Mike Rosenberg – has announced that 100% of the profits from his exciting new album Sometimes It’s…

Housing a pawn in Tory Brexit leadership scrap, suggest experts

 

Former Housing Minister Dominic Raab has called for “radical” housing reforms in an attempt to help renters get on the housing ladder and…

Southern Housing in £17.4m affordable housing deal

 

One of the UK's largest and oldest housing associations has bought 55 affordable apartments worth nearly £17.4m. Durkan completed the sale of 55…

The Housebuilding Forum 2019 - review

 

Editor Victoria Galligan went along to the annual Housebuilding Forum to meet HAs, builders, architects and suppliers…