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MPs debate new legislation to bring long-term empty homes back into use

 

Measures to equip councils with powers to bring thousands of long-term empty homes back into use have been debated this week in Parliament.…

Barratt Developments agree to pay fire safety costs

 

Housing Secretary, Sajid Javid, last night welcomed the decision from house builders Barratt Developments to pay for fire safety related costs…

Phase 3 of investment in Green Deal Home Improvement Fund

 

Today will see the third instalment of funding into the Green deal. With the previous two phases of the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund already…

Deal To Develop First Dementia Centres of Excellence Agreed

 

Proposals to create the first state of the art Dementia Centres of Excellence in Staffordshire reached a major milestone today (Thursday) as…

Ensuring the safety of tenants

 

Landlords will be required by law to install working smoke and carbon monoxide alarms in their properties.

Landlords will be…

Oh yes they will! Oh no they won’t! The political housing pantomime

 

200,000 homes will be made available to first-time buyers in England by 2020 if the Tories win the election – according to David Cameron of…

Builders get behind Scottish Government’s ‘Small Developer Scheme’

 

 

The Scottish Government’s new £30 million ‘Small Developers Scheme,’ which will form part of…

History author claims Oxford University abetted housing crisis

 

MacCulloch said that the lack of adequate housing is “to a great extent, a problem caused by the University and Colleges themselves in…

Housing market creeps up in ‘new year bounce’

 

 

Rightmove report that the housing market is showing signs of a “new year bounce,” with new sellers increasing asking prices by…