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Monday, 8 June 2015

The Mayor of London has offered up for public consultation new planning guidance he claims will maximise the construction of quality homes.

Friday, 5 June 2015

A company created by a housing association to develop a presence in the private rented sector has launched its first scheme in Warrington.

Friday, 5 June 2015

The Government has praised its Help to Buy schemes as a big success for helping almost 100,000 people buy a home since they were launched, but analysis by Mortgage Advice Bureau (MAB) suggests that the stimulus it provides to housebuilding is in decline.

Thursday, 4 June 2015

A London council is on the hunt for a “world class” developer to help deliver its £1.5bn ambitions for a flagship regeneration project.

Thursday, 4 June 2015

New figures show Scottish Government on track to reach 2016 affordable homes target.

Thursday, 4 June 2015

An academic specialising in rural housing issues has warned that the Government’s Right-to-Buy housing policies will have an “especially disastrous” impact on rural communities.

Wednesday, 3 June 2015

Communities Secretary Greg Clark has urged Whitehall to “loosen its grip ” on surplus and redundant land and property.

Wednesday, 3 June 2015

Lord Bob Kerslake has joined the chorus of voices condemning the Government’s intention to extend Right-to-Buy to housing association homes, declaring it “wrong in principle and wrong in practice”.

Wednesday, 3 June 2015

A traditional ‘breaking of the ground’ ceremony marked work starting on the first of 120 new council homes in Doncaster.

Tuesday, 2 June 2015

A total of 12,188 private-led new build homes were completed in the year to end December 2014, an increase of 16% (1,707 homes) on the previous year.

Tuesday, 2 June 2015

The Government’s plan to extend Right to Buy to housing associations could force inner London council to sell off more than 16,000 homes, according to Mayoral hopeful Tessa Jowell.

Tuesday, 2 June 2015

The new managing director of Linden Homes Chiltern is Adrian Sims, who has more than 25 years’ experience in the industry.

Tuesday, 2 June 2015

An Ayrshire construction contractor has been fined for serious safety failings after part of a roof fell on a worker during demolition.

Monday, 1 June 2015

Waltham Forest borough council has been fined after it exposed members of staff and visiting contractors to the potentially lethal dangers of asbestos, which it knew to be present in the Town Hall basement.

Monday, 1 June 2015

A property company has been fined after workers were found working dangerously at height while demolishing buildings in Lancashire.

Monday, 1 June 2015

UK construction continues to feel the impact of the general election as activity drops for the second consecutive month, according to figures released today (1 June) by industry analysts Glenigan.

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