The LGA said the move could cost councils an extra £70 million a year for borrowing. It has expressed concerns over the impact this will have on the financial viability of capital schemes. …
The Government has announced £4 million of ‘new burdens’ funding to help councils identify dangerous cladding and insulation on all high-rise residential buildings in their areas.
Councils are warning that their house building efforts risk being undermined without reform of the Right to Buy (RTB) scheme.
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.