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A south Manchester housing association has launched a project to deliver 46 shared ownership homes in the east of the city.

 
 
 

A social housing maintenance contractor has been accused of using its Manchester operation as a benchmark to “suppress” pay rates in other parts of the country.

 
 
 

Striking repairs and maintenance workers employed by Mears in Manchester are to hold a demonstration outside the headquarters of Northwards Housing today, calling on the organisation to intercede in a dispute over pay.

 
 
 

The mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has appointed Paul Dennett to his team to lead on housing, planning, and homelessness

 
 
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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.

 
 
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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.

 
 
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Manchester has the fastest rising house prices in the UK while the market in London is slowing down, according to the latest Hometrack UK Cities House Price Index.

 
 
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A Salford landlord has named a new training and accommodation centre in honour of a local beekeeper and councillor who passed away in 2016.

 
 
 

An arsonist who set fire to a Salford tower block has been banned from setting foot near the building.

 
 
 

Housing providers in Greater Manchester described the regions prospective Metro Mayor as the ‘missing link’ in the solving the housing puzzle. As they sought to push the issue higher up the political agenda ahead of May’s election.

 

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