Government Red Tape is holding up works to tower blocks say Salford Council

Salford City Council’s aim to see works begin in summer 2018 on nine Pendleton tower blocks have been further frustrated by Government red tape. The...

Four new landlord licensing areas are now in operation in Manchester

Selective Licensing allows Councils to introduce compulsory licences for all private rented properties in areas experiencing one or more of the following: significant and...

Over 10,500 people in the North West are now homelessThe

Brand new analysis from Shelter reveals that 10,665 people are recorded as homeless in the North West. This figure lays bare the true scale...

England’s crumbling housing stock thanks to lack of government action, says new report

According to a new report by the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE), a lack of action from the central government has contributed to...

Johnson-Government will legislate to protect renters from eviction during coronavirus crisis

The Prime Minister has told the House of Commons during Prime Minister's Question's this lunchtime that the government will legislate to protect renters from...

Planning permission approved for 69 new low-carbon social homes in Newton Heath

Permission has been granted for the development of 69 low-carbon social homes on Silk Street, Newton Heath. The project will bring back into use a long-term under-used...

More than six million people in England are more worried about becoming homeless due...

One in seven adults (14%) – equivalent to more than six million people – in England are more worried about becoming homeless due to the pandemic, new research by Shelter reveals. With people’s incomes slashed, job losses mounting, and people hanging onto their homes by...

Homeless in a pandemic: almost 11,000 people are trapped in temporary accommodation in the...

Shelter’s new report reveals 10,760 people in the North West are homeless and living in temporary accommodation during the pandemic. Rising homelessness is already a...

Lucy Powell to announce Labour plans to give first time buyers priority for new...

Manchester Central MP Lucy Powell will unveil Labour’s at a speech to the party conference in Brighton over the weekend to give first time...

Greater Manchester Housing Providers (GMHP) and local authorities come together to discuss ambitious future...

BBC News Home Editor, Mark Easton was a guest speaker at an event last week which saw Greater Manchester Housing Providers come together with...