Saunders design 100% affordable homes in Perivale

Saunders are working on a new development for Perivale in Greater London which will provide 100% affordable homes. The site in the London Borough of Ealing is owned by housing association A2Dominion and sits on the southern side of the... View Article

Coronavirus and Landlord Insolvency

From Adam Pike, Senior Associate Solicitor and member of the Ansons dispute resolution team. The coronavirus story is constantly changing. Now that the initial shock of the government-imposed lockdown has passed, businesses are looking towards the support offered to help... View Article

LGA responds to Government plans to restart housing market

Responding to new government guidance published today to help restart the housing market, Cllr David Renard, Housing spokesman for the Local Government Association, said: “It is good that government has brought forward measures to ensure that planning departments can continue... View Article

Strawberry Star’s Clint Bartman to expand BTR division

The Strawberry Star Group – a leading international property company with developments in London and the South East – has announced a business focus on the Build to Rent (BTR) sector, as part of its market expansion strategy. Santhosh Gowda,... View Article

LGA responds to latest ONS figures on care home deaths

Responding to the latest ONS figures on deaths from COVID-19 in the community, which show there were 8,312 coronavirus-related care home deaths registered up to 1 May, Cllr Ian Hudspeth, Chairman of the Local Government Association’s Community Wellbeing Board, said:... View Article

New images of £1bn Purfleet-on-Thames regeneration revealed

New images have been released showing how the £1bn regeneration of Purfleet-on-Thames will transform the town centre and riverfront, with upgraded transport links sitting alongside new homes, social infrastructure and a 1m sq. ft. creative complex. Purfleet Centre Regeneration Limited... View Article

LGA responds to PM address to nation on Coronavirus

Responding to Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s address on the road map for reopening society, Cllr James Jamieson, Chairman of the Local Government Association, said: “It is encouraging that we are now moving into the next phase of tackling this virus... View Article

Housing association volunteers boost community response to Covid-19

Organisations in Stafford providing support for vulnerable members of the community during the coronavirus outbreak have received a welcome boost thanks to employees from the area’s leading provider of affordable homes. Gavin McAlister, Community Engagement Advisor at Stafford and Rural Homes –... View Article

CIOB announces support for ‘dementia friends’

The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) is delighted to announce that it is supporting the Alzheimer’s Society’s ‘Dementia Friends’ initiative. 850,000 people in the UK are living with dementia, a number that is expected to rise to 1 million by... View Article