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Construction of a new ‘dementia-friendly’ home aimed at learning how better to support those living with the condition will begin on the BRE Innovation Park this Autumn.

 
 
 

Newly-established housing provider, Karbon Homes and social enterprise company, Social Enterprise Strategies (SES) have formed a partnership to give residents living in Derwents

 
 
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At home with Councillor Martin Tett

You’ll never take politics out of the equation, but as the LGA’s housing spokesperson tells Mark Cantrell, if the Government adopted a more pragmatic approach to councils building, then it would go a long way towards fixing the broken market

 
 
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There’s a surge in support for new housing among voters, according to the National Housing Federation (NHF), with a cross-party consensus around the need to build more.

 
 
 

A planning application has been submitted to Basildon Council to build three homes on an underused garage site at Rayside East.

 
 
 

Real estate asset manager Long Harbour has exchanged contracts with the Sowden Group to deliver 297 homes for rent in the centre of Leicester.

 
 
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The housing crisis is taking its toll on aspiration, with over a quarter of a million people confessing they’ve given up on the dream of owning their own home in the last year alone.

 
 
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The Conservative Party manifesto has offered what amounts to a grudging admission that social housing has a key role to play in fixing the broken housing market, but its commitment to help councils build may prove something of a loaded gift.

 
 
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A commitment by all three main political parties to end rough sleeping has been welcomed as “significant progress” by the homelessness charity Crisis.

 
 
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The number of mortgages issued in March 2017was up 27% on the previous month but down 12% on the year before, according to the latest figures from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML).

 

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