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The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has teamed up with the University of Sheffield to research how councils and housing associations can best work together to tackle homelessness.


The National Practitioner Support Service (NPSS) has signed an agreement with software firm Housing Partners to develop a new tool for homelessness prevention, called Housing Jigsaw.


Portsmouth City Council has pledged its support to a plan to turn a double-decker bus into a homeless shelter.


At home with Brian Johnson

Metropolitan chief Brian Johnson is stepping down in July after just over four years in the role. He tells Mark Cantrell why the moment is right for him to move on – and why he feels he’s been lucky in his career so far


The housing crisis is taking a terrible toll on people’s mental health, with one-in-five people experiencing anxiety, depression or panic attacks, according to new research from the charity Shelter.


Finance: Homes make for strong bonds

In recent years, with the decline of government grant, housing associations have increasingly turned to the capital markets by issuing bonds to raise the funds they need to realise their development goals


Gross mortgage lending went up 19% between February and March, rising to £21.4bn, according to the latest estimates from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML).


Work is about to begin on a luxury residential apartment scheme at MediaCityUK in Salford.



Some of the country’s leading property investors and developers have pledged to offer family friendly tenancies on their build-to-rent schemes.


Three families are preparing to move into the latest homes delivered under the Building a Better Nottingham programme.




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