Boris Johnson has insisted his pledge for a million more homes in the next five years is “deliverable” as he outlined Tory plans designed to “empower” renters and help first-time buyers.
A radical shake-up of the housing system, which treats homes “as financial assets rather than places to live”, has been proposed by Labour.
Labour is pledging to embark on a council and social housing “revolution” by constructing up to 150,000 homes a year in the biggest building programme in decades.
A million more homes will be delivered in the next five years under Conservative housing plans which include measures designed to “empower” renters and help first-time buyers.
Urgent investment in housing benefit needs to be made by the next government so that it truly covers rental costs and does not push families towards homelessness, a charity has said.
The next government should make all new homes accessible and adaptable, according to a coalition of housing and charity groups.
Hilltown mum makes plea for an end to a ‘living hell’ after watching woman defecate outside her house
A mum claims her life is being made a “living hell” by drug users outside the home she shares with her family.
The number of empty homes in England increased by almost 11,000 last year, a study suggested, prompting calls for urgent action to bring them back into circulation to help tackle the housing crisis.
The Labour Party could bring in a radical “right to buy” scheme if it gains power at the next general election which could help millions of private tenants in the UK to buy their rented homes at a reasonable price, the shadow chancellor has suggested.
The Government has announced it will shake up the shared ownership housing model, allowing buyers to increase their stakes by just 1% at a time under new proposals.
The “physiological wear and tear” from stress around insecure job and housing markets is likely to increase young people’s risk of chronic health conditions later in life, a health expert warned.
Councillors have voted unanimously in favour of plans to build 76 new homes on Ballumbie Golf Course.
A housebuilder's plans for hundreds of homes on a Dundee golf course are to be recommended for approval when councillors return from recess.
Two new applications to build homes on a city estate have been submitted to Dundee council planning officers.
Plans have been lodged for new houses on the site of a former primary school in the north-east of Dundee.
Plans for 40 socially-let homes on the site of a former primary school have been lodged with Dundee City Council.
Dundee City Council is being urged not to retrofit sprinklers in the city’s 11 multis to prevent another Grenfell-style tragedy – despite including them in all of its new-build flats.
A Dundee property developer has unveiled plans for a £1.5 million housing project off South Road.
Councillors are to consider an application to build 45 new homes close to Caird Park at a committee meeting on Monday.
The Scottish Government is poised to grant permission for 150 homes in Dundee following a formal appeal from the housebuilder behind the plans.