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How affordable is affordable housing?

Ground-breaking research into affordable housing has revealed that almost a third of tenants at a prominent housing group are at risk of not being able to afford their rent. Flagship... View Article

Industry flocks to UK Construction Week

The final day of the UK’s largest construction trade event UK Construction Week has been buzzing with high-level debate from some of the industry’s biggest names, as well as exciting... View Article

Housebuilder suspends London MD after arrests

Barratt Developments has suspended a senior executive after he was arrested following an internal inquiry into suspected misconduct. Alastair Baird, regional managing director for London, and another former Barratt London... View Article

Damp damages house prices by up to 20%

Developers looking to bring renovated and converted properties to market need to ensure any damp problems are resolved first, as a new survey reveals that damp in properties not only... View Article

New measures tackle overcrowded housing

Minimum room sizes will apply to shared homes to help to clamp down on rogue landlords cramming tenants into unsafe and overcrowded homes, improving housing for thousands, Housing Minister Gavin... View Article

Rental supply slowdown

Four out of ten (40.4per cent) major towns and cities in the UK saw a drop in the number of new buy-to-let properties being advertised in September compared to the... View Article

MPs issue recommendations on homelessness bill

A commons select committee is seeking an amendment to the Homelessness Reduction Bill so protections for vulnerable people “are not weakened”. The Communities and Local Government Committee conducted an inquiry of the... View Article
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