UK & International news
Landlords will have a major role to play in a court case considering the future of the UK Government’s Right to Rent scheme, the Court of Appeal has ruled.
Published 10 July 2019
A 58,000-home housing association in England has agreed one of the first major unsecured bank facilities in the sector.
Published 5 July 2019
A Jewish housing association which fended off a discrimination challenge earlier this year has successfully defeated the case again on appeal.
Published 3 July 2019
An appeal is to be heard in the UK's highest court on Wednesday in an important constitutional case on the powers of specialist tribunals and local authorities relating to the 'bedroom tax'. The
Published 2 July 2019
Households could cut mortgage rates, save money on their energy bills and reduce emissions from their homes under plans to roll out green mortgages.
Published 1 July 2019
Ikea could be building homes in the UK after a council in the south of England agreed to work with a developer owned by the flat-pack retailer.
Published 28 June 2019
Housing and homelessness charity Shelter urges England to follow Scotland’s lead in introducing pioneering longer, more secure tenancies.
Published 18 June 2019
More than 100 Grenfell survivors and relatives have opened lawsuit proceedings in the US against three firms they blame for the fire.
Published 10 June 2019
The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has welcomed the UK Government’s launch of a full consultation on the reform of building safety regulation but has voiced concerns over the length of time given to receive industry opinion.
Published 7 June 2019
New rules which make the way housing developers pay for infrastructure simpler and more transparent are being brought in south of the border, the UK Government has confirmed.
Published 6 June 2019
Housing experts have today warned of an “accessible homes crisis” in England after new research revealed that less than a quarter of homes built outside London by 2030 will be suitable for older and disabled people.
Published 5 June 2019
Places for People has unveiled a pioneering joint venture to deliver hundreds of modular homes, as confidence in offsite manufacturing (OSM) grows.
Published 4 June 2019
Homeowners in England will now be able to extend their properties without the need for a full planning application.
Published 28 May 2019
A three-year pilot Housing First project that aims to provide safe, secure homes for more than 400 people who are homeless or at the risk of being homeless has been launched in Greater Manchester.
Published 27 May 2019
A new report by the University of Salford has revealed the social housing sector’s significant impact on employment outcomes.
Published 27 May 2019