Manchester Council to create development company to deliver affordable homes in Manchester

A report that sets out the opportunity to create a new housing development and management company to accelerate affordable homes building will be heard...

Dérive picks up keys for new affordable homes in Charlestown

Salford City Council’s new housing company Dérive has picked up the keys to its first new homes. The keys to the first of 20 two...

Council land to deliver low-carbon affordable homes in Newton Heath

Land on Oldham Road, Newton Heath will be transferred to the housing provider to deliver 139 high quality homes - and half will be...

New £7m outpatient unit opens at The Christie

Patients and staff came together to mark the completion of a brand new £7m outpatient facility at The Christie, which offers a...

BBC Radio Manchester launches Homelessness Season

A series of special reports on the homelessness crisis in Manchester and how it can be solved are to be broadcast across...

War hero remembered as name unveiled for £8.5m extra care scheme in Bury

A new housing complex for older people in Bury will be named after a local hero of the First World War. The £8.5 million extra...

Benefit changes drive increase in homelessness from rented housing

Changes to the benefit system are behind the decade-long increase in homelessness from private rented housing, according to a new report. Research by the Policy...

First of 2000 new homes delivered in Rochdale town centre

The 7 new apartments have been created inside a listed building at 2 Smith Street, formerly a coaching inn, which has undergone a £1...

280,000 people in England are homeless, with thousands more at risk

New figures from Shelter reveal 280,000 people are recorded as homeless in England, an increase of 23,000 since 2016 when the charity first published...

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...