A pilot project providing £8.5 million to help deliver thousands of ‘discounted’ homes for younger people and families has been launched by Housing Minister Kit Malthouse.
We live on an island, a small island, with a finite amount of land and space. So it makes social, environmental and economic sense for most new development to re-use and recycle land that has already been developed, in areas where infrastructure and services are in place or can easily be provided.
Almost all stock-owning councils plan to accelerate or increase their house building programmes following the lifting of the housing borrowing cap last year, according to an LGA survey.
More than 50 councils are to benefit from nearly £2.4 million to ramp up action against the minority of irresponsible landlords who make tenants’ lives a misery.