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Four bungalows are being built on a former depot site in Fossard Close, Wheatley, under Doncaster Council’s New Build Scheme.

 

 
 
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Social media: a natural connection for social housing?

Social media has become a huge part of our daily lives in recent years but what impact has this shift in the way that we communicate had on housing providers and their relationship with clients? By Michelle Gordon

 
 
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The Government’s push to release public land for housebuilding is worsening the housing crisis because developers make the most of the windfall to build for the market rather than deliver “affordable” homes, a thinktank has claimed.

 
 
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The Government’s stated ambition to solve the housing crisis is a pipedream because of a lack of investment in genuinely affordable homes, new analysis by the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) reveals.

 
 
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A commercial banking group has set out its 2017 business plan setting out how it aims to fulfil a social purpose by supporting the delivery of more homes.

 
 
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England’s population of private renters has continued dominate the shifting demographics of tenure over the last year, according to the latest English Housing Survey (EHS), with 4.5 million households now finding a home in the sector.

 
 
 

Housing association Network Homes has signed an agreement with Redrow to deliver 59 affordable homes at the Lyon Square development in Harrow.

 
 
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Too many expensive but shoddy homes are being churned out by a housebuilding system ‘rigged’ in favour of developers and land traders, the charity Shelter claims.

 
 
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Flawed Government energy efficiency policies are threatening to undermine investment and even damage thousands of old rural homes, a new report has argued.

 
 
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Hiking insurance premium tax (IPT) will hit homeowners by encouraging a rise in cowboy builders, the Federation of Master Builders (FMB).

 

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