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Property developers think we’re likely to see an increase in the number of office buildings converted into homes over the next couple of years.


Members of the Unite union working on social housing repair and maintenance contracts in Manchester are to begin industrial action next week in a dispute over pay and conditions.


Galliford Try Partnerships has submitted a detailed planning application to South Ribble Council to build a development in Penwortham, which will include Starter Homes.


The rate of annual house price growth has stalled, remaining unchanged year-on-year at 3.8%, and down slightly on a quarterly basis, according to the latest price index from Halifax.


Metro mayor Andy Burnham has put his money where his mouth is, donating 15% of his salary to kickstart a new fund intended to tackle homelessness in Greater Manchester.


Three one-bedroom terraced houses in Bowers Gifford have been handed over to Sempra Homes, a commercial arm of Basildon Council.


Rents in the capital have fallen during the last 12 months, according to the latest Buy-to-Let Index from Your Move, though London remains the most expensive place for renters.


Residents in a Staffordshire village have restored an abandoned allotment plot to its former glory with the help of Stafford and Rural Homes (SARH).


Newly-established housing provider Karbon Homes has started work on the second phase of an affordable housing scheme in Nettlesworth, Chester-le-Street.


Town hall chiefs are calling on all political parties to allow councils to resume their historic role as major builders of affordable housing, in a 10-point plan issued by the Local Government Association (LGA).



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