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Annual house price growth declined to its lowest level since July 2013, coming in at 5.1% as of February this year, according to the latest Halifax House Price Index published today.


Landlords are calling for ministers to drop imminent tax changes to the way they are taxed after the Government was challenged to admit that the reasons for the change are flawed.


Blackpool Council’s Executive has agreed to introduce selective licensing to private housing in the central area of the town.



Three quarters of private landlords said they would be unlikely to rent to under-22s following a Government decision to cut them off from accessing housing benefit, a survey has found.


At home with Melanie Leech

The Autumn Statement wasn’t as shiny as it might have been for the build-to-rent sector. As British Property Federation chief Melanie Leech tells Mark Cantrell – it’s not a good idea to be discouraging institutional investors from putting their money into housing


Futures Housing Group is supporting an attempt to achieve a Guinness World Records title, during National Apprenticeship Week, for the largest online careers advice seminar.


Wandsworth Council has appointed Higgins Construction to deliver new homes and a GP-led community health centre on council-owned brownfield sites in Earlsfield.


A topping out ceremony has been held at Plymouth’s tallest building, which will house 508 students, when complete.



Councils are forking out £2 million a day on temporary accommodation for homeless families because of a “chronic” lack of affordable housing, new research by the Local Government Association (LGA) claims.


The Government has been accused of quietly putting young people at greater risk of becoming homeless after slipping through new rules on housing benefit last week.



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