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Bradford is the most economically polarised place in England, with the biggest gap between its most and least deprived areas, according to a new report published by the think tank IPPR

London’s Mayor must make housing a policy priority, according to a new report, published by the think tank IPPR

The Government must employ a basket of measures, covering all tenures of housing, if sufficient finance is ever to be available to tackle the country's housing crisis, says the Communities and Local Government (CLG) Committee in a report examining the financing of new housing supply


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Housing Minister Grant Shapps today hailed the national home swap scheme, HomeSwap Direct, as inquiries via the new scheme passed the million mark


The boxed-in generation - people unable to upsize their home but who have also outgrown their first property - will for the first time benefit from support to help them move up the housing ladder, Grant Shapps said today


Jack Dromey MP, Labour’s Shadow Housing Minister, responding to the letter from Newham council asking a housing association in Stoke-on-Trent to accommodate up to 500 families on housing benefit, said...


A package of new support to give as many people as possible the opportunity to build their own homes was announced today at England's most famous address by Housing Minister Grant Shapps


More than 270,000 private sector tenants in Scotland will get better protection and improved services, under plans unveiled by the Scottish Government today


With the Government recently introducing initiatives like NewBuy in an attempt to stimulate the housing market, Countrywide, have conducted exclusive research with YouGov to highlight the affordability issues that potential homemovers face


Architect and TV presenter George Clarke is to be an independent adviser to the Government to help bring thousands of empty homes back into use for families in need of stable, secure homes, Ministers announced today


Not enough is being done to reduce the extraordinarily high cost of housing in Britain. This is the finding of a new report released today by the Institute of Economic Affairs Abundance of land, shortage of housing.


22 organisations have met with Climate Change Minister Greg Barker to sign an agreement with government to work to become the first Green Deal providers


A new generation of social tenants were today handed the keys to homeownership, as the Prime Minister and Housing Minister Grant Shapps launched a reinvigorated Right to Buy


UK homeowners are champions at spotting and dealing with common maintenance problems inside their homes, but are risking a potential £10,000 bill for repairs by failing to check for issues on the outside


The 10 local authorities with the largest number of troubled families have agreed to sign up to the Government's ambitious scheme to turn around the lives of 120,000 problem households by 2015


Survey of 500 homeless services shows rising demand, as cuts hit number of homeless people moving on to homes and jobs


Renting a two-bedroom home in London is unaffordable for families earning less than £52,000, Shelter has revealed today


Sustainable businesses will have the opportunity to provide information and data that will shape how the Green Construction Board (GCB) will deliver its plans for a low carbon built environment.


In a keynote speech in London, Climate Change Minister Greg Barker announced the coalition is to cut more red tape to allow small businesses in to the Green Deal market


Gross mortgage lending held steady in February and was an estimated £10.7 billion, according to the Council of Mortgage Lenders


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