Over a quarter of homeless families in the North West are in work, shock...

Twenty-six percent of homeless families trapped in temporary accommodation in the North West are actually working, according to new research released by Shelter’s social...

Rochdale Eyesore site to be transformed as housing development gets underway

A project to transform 4 major brownfield sites in Rochdale is underway with the developers laying the foundations for 264 new homes. The £35...

Every new home should have a fruit tree

Every new home built in the future should have access to a fruit tree, a new report from the government-backed commission aimed at driving...

Call for donations as city gears up for new homelessness challenge

Manchester City Council's new lead member for homelessness has issued a call for donations to the city's Big Change fund ahead of a challenging...

“Deplorable” -MP’s condemn Government failure to deliver 200,000 starter homes since 2015

MP’s have condemned  as “deplorable” the “cycle of policy invention, abandonment and reinvention, stringing expectant young people along for years”, “wasting time and resources”...

Private rented sector needs roadmap out of lockdown to avoid debt crisis say MP’s

Repeated, last minute extensions to the ban on evictions must be replaced by a coherent exit plan to help the private rented sector emerge...

Salford apartment block named after city’s famous son officially open

A new apartment block named in honour of one of Salford’s most famous sons is now open – bringing more than 100 affordable homes...

Report shows 95p of every £1 in Government housing cash goes on benefits, not...

Government investment in building new homes has plummeted while spending on housing benefit has soared, new analysis from the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH)...

Manchester’s unscrupulous landlords ordered to pay £97,500

Unscrupulous Manchester landlords found to be in breach of property management regulations have been fined £97,500 in the last seven months. Since May, Civil Penalties totalling £97,500 have...

Hazardous homes – hundreds of thousands of private renters living in unsafe properties

Weak regulation of private renting is leaving hundreds of thousands of tenants living in hazardous homes in England, research by Citizens Advice has revealed. A...