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Government aims to deliver 1m new homes

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The Government announced this week that it wants to deliver 1 million new build homes in England by 2020, in an effort to tackle the growing housing crisis. The mounting supply-demand imbalance…

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Office-to-resi changes made permanent

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Changes to permitted development rights enabling offices to be converted in to residential dwellings are to be made permanent, as part of a wider package of Government measures to address the housing…

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Town planning expert slams Right to Buy scheme

PROPERTYdrum

Giving housing association tenants the right to purchase their homes will do nothing to solve the UK housing crisis but instead is aimed at targeting new Tory voters, a Birmingham City University…

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Right to Buy worsens housing crisis

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The Government’s commitment to build a replacement for every social rented home sold through the Right to Buy scheme is not being fulfilled, new figures show. The latest published data from the…

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MPs to tackle the housing crisis

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The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG), which is being chaired by Conservative MP James Cartlidge, has four vice-chairs: Helen Hayes, Lord Best, Stephen Pound and former Housing Minister, Mark Prisk. The group intends…

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