10,000 affordable homes potentially lost nationally through office conversions

Communities have missed out on more than 10,000 desperately-needed affordable homes in the past three years as a result of government rules allowing developers...

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...

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...

Manchester tenants to benefit from property repair service

Tenants living in more than 3,000 properties in Manchester are to benefit from a new service which provides fast response to emergency, out-of-hours repairs. More than 8,000...

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...

North is second best when it comes to investment in housing in favour of...

Areas across the South of the country are disproportionately funded, according to a new report from Core Cities UK and the Key Cities Group. The...

Oldham Council agrees pilot scheme to bring 20 empty properties back into use

Oldham Council has agreed a pilot scheme that would initially bring 20 empty properties back into use. We’ll be working closely with the owners of...

Is the Government helping Manchester’s tenants?

More than half (58%) of tenants in Manchester don’t actually understand their rights or the new laws the government has brought in to help...

Ben Street welcomes new families

The Ben Street regeneration project in east Manchester has begun to welcome new residents to the east Manchester neighbourhood. By the end of the year,...

Even the cheapest homes are out of reach for four in ten young adults,...

As long as they had a 10% deposit, in 1996 over 90% of 25- to 34-year-olds would have been able to purchase a house...