London’s suburbs are in danger of becoming dormitories with no jobs as they gear up for more new homes, according to a report by the London Assembly. Housing associations will be able to take greater risks in the financial markets under new treasury management rules, according to InsideRead More →

The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has announced it is to play a leading role in promoting good practice and equality on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual (LGBT) issues in the housing sector. During the next 12 months, CIH will be looking at ways in which it can meetRead More →

Financial analysts think Britain’s top three lenders will need another £80 billion of capital before the financial system stabilises. Investment bank, Nomura argues that the latest government measures ‘do not change the key issue of the… potentially unlimited losses of the banking system’ and believes that the banks willRead More →

Housing statistics for the final quarter of 2015 show a record low for the number of new homes being built. Housing starts (the number of private new homes under construction) were down 58 per cent from Q4 of 2014. Private enterprise housing starts were 64 per cent lower thanRead More →