Boroughs unite to get 'upper hand' over landlords Subscription
Chair of new not-for-profit company Mark Baigent tells LGC collaboration will save money
The government’s criteria for much of its housing funding risks exacerbating the divides exposed by the Brexit referendum
What does the future hold for the companies and joint ventures created to get around the borrowing cap?
The use of permitted development rights is costing communities and council planning teams dear – but the government wants to extend them
Chancellor in bid to boost accelerated planningSubscription
Philip Hammond has promised fresh steps from the government to accelerate the planning process and make easier to create new homes by adding new storeys to existing buildings.
Hammond commits £445m to 'brain belt' homesSubscription
Funding approved following agreement between councils, combined authority and local enterprise partnerships.
Councils back regional collaboration in developing skills
London’s political leaders call for £5.2bn to mitigate the impacts of a no- deal Brexit on affordable housing supply
Social housing rent increase confirmed Subscription
Social landlords including councils will be allowed to increase rents by inflation plus 1% for five years from 2020 onwards, the government has confirmed.
Andy Burnham says message from minister in parliament differs from advice received from civil servants