Labour Metro Mayors join with Kier Starmer in call call on Government to seize...

Labour leader Keir Starmer as joined with Labour’s directly elected mayors including Greater Manchester’s Andy Burnham to call on the Government to honour its...

Councils are unlikely to cope with further increases in homelessness triggered by the economic...

Councils  are unlikely to cope with further increases in homelessness triggered by the economic shockwaves of coronavirus says the Homelessness Charity Shelter The government has...

Labour proposes Emergency action to protect renters

The Labour Party has set out a five-point emergency action plan to prevent people from being forced from their homes as a result of...

1.2m renters in Britain risk losing their jobs in the coronavirus pandemic

Up to 1.2 million renters are at high-risk of having to rely on Universal Credit after losing their jobs or hours and falling through...

Calls for urgent funding to keep residents safe in all buildings with unsafe cladding

Ahead of the second reading of the Fire Safety Bill today, Chair of the Greater Manchester High Rise Taskforce, Salford Mayor Paul Dennett, has...

Maintaining social distancing, good hand washing and respiratory hygiene is more important than wearing...

As Ministers put off a decision on whether to recommend wearing home made face masks until next week About Manchester spoke to University of...

Greater Manchester takes 1,140 people off the streets but more have become homeless during...

Greater Manchester has taken 1,140 homeless people either sleeping rough or in unsafe shelters into hotels since the beginning of the crisis, the Mayor...

1.7 million renters expect to lose their job in the next three months

Almost one in five private renters in England – an estimated 1.7 million adults – say they are likely to lose their job in the next three months because of the coronavirus crisis, new research by Shelter reveals. The polling, which was carried out by YouGov shortly after the government...

Essential safety work to replace unsafe cladding on high-rise buildings will continue despite the...

The move comes following a commitment from local leaders to Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick MP. The Mayors of Greater Manchester, Sheffield City Region, London, Liverpool...

1.2 million mortgage customers given payment holidays by lenders

Lenders have provided over 1.2 million mortgage payment holidays to households whose finances have been impacted by Covid-19, UK Finance has revealed today. On 17...