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An east Midlands housing association is part funding a university research project looking at how the rental market can be improved in future.


Two-fifths of councils are yet to even publish a draft Local Plan for submission to the Government, according to new research.


Private developers see the release of public sector brownfield land as their biggest opportunity arising from the Government’s recent Housing White Paper, according to a survey commissioned by Amicus Property Finance.


Places for People and Octopus Healthcare have teamed up to launch a £200 million retirement business intended to tackle the undersupply of housing for older people looking to downsize.


Communities secretary Sajid Javid has visited a Basingstoke housing development, where 578 homes are being delivered on a 26-acre brownfield site.



The Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) reported a 7% rise in home buying activity in February compared to the previous month.


A lack of suitable housing to buy is the biggest hurdle for people looking to sell-up and move home, following by stamp duty and mortgage costs, according to a building society’s research.


The Residential Landlords Association (RLA) invoked the ‘ghosts’ of housing ministers past to express its opposition to the Government’s proposed ban on letting agents fees.


Over 100 contractors from across the UK – including several SMEs – have made it onto Fusion21’s national Compliance and Facilities Management framework.


Developer Mulbury has submitted plans to build a £26 million luxury apartment scheme on the site of the derelict Excelsior Mill in Castlefield, Manchester.




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