Strong foundations? The Government’s Housing White Paper

The government’s Housing White Paper had been heavily trailed and expectations were high as Sajid Javid delivered his statement in the House of Commons this afternoon. Having set out the scale of the challenge facing the country in relation to housing since Theresa May’s ascension as prime minister, pressure was on the government to deliverRead more

What future for Private Rented Sector housing?

The Communities and Local Government Committee has today published its report into the private rented sector (PRS). Among the areas that the committee examined were the quality of PRS housing; the operation of discretionary licensing schemes; the length and security of tenancy agreements; and the interaction between housing benefit and rent. The Department for CommunitiesRead more