HA News

ANOTHER new Housing Minister – industry response

 

Kit Malthouse has been named as the eighth Housing Minister since 2010 after Dominic Rabb was announced as the new Brexit secretary yesterday…

London has the biggest housing shortfall in the country

 

The shortfall is over seven times higher than many other regions in England and is over double the next highest region, the South East, which…

Government need to invest significantly in tackling housing crisis

 

Government needs to invest significantly more in genuinely affordable homes and be far bolder in its support for councils if it is to meet the…

Right to buy: too many being sold, not enough replacements being built

 

Figures released by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government have revealed that 11,465 homes were sold by councils under the…

Small sites and small builders will build homes faster

 

The best way to speed up housing delivery is to get more small builders back into the market and focus more attention on the potential of…

Government confirms massive funding boost for social housing

 

Secretary of State for Communities, The Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP, has confirmed a massive funding boost for social housing across the…

Housing associations and councils key to tackling chronic shortage of affordable homes

 

New ‘Solving the Housing Crisis?’ programme examines the contribution social housing makes to our society and what the government can do to…

House building review calls for changes to ensure new homes are built faster

 

A review of house building has called for changes to the current system to ensure new homes are built faster and for thousands more British…

Only one social home is built for almost every three sold off

 

Government figures taken from 'Quarterly Right to Buy Sales in England: October to December 2017-18’ show dwindling numbers of social housing…

43% of Brits live in homes which fail to meet the ‘Living Home Standard’

 

A shocking four in ten people (43%) in Britain live in homes which fail to meet the ‘Living Home Standard’ – a measure of what makes an…

One year on from Grenfell, millions still stuck on housing waiting lists

 

One year on from the tragic Grenfell fire, and many survivors are still waiting for a new home – but new analysis from Shelter reveals the…

New powers for councils to deliver homes for local families

 

Councils will receive new powers to help them deliver the homes their communities need under proposed regulations published this week by…