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Government plans to increase home ownership by building cheaper 'starter homes' for first-time buyers have been scaled back in favour of a wider range of affordable housing types. 09 Feb 2017
More financial and policy support will be made available to local authorities in England that focus their efforts on areas of greatest housing need, the UK government has pledged. 08 Feb 2017
Commercial and domestic property landlords of multi-let properties where heating, cooling or hot water is supplied to tenants through a district or communal heating network are now legally obliged to provide detailed information about those networks to a central...
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Local planning authorities (LPAs) will be required to review their local plans "at least once every five years" to ensure that these remain up to date and reflect local housing need, the government has announced. 08 Feb 2017
The government's long-awaited 'white paper' on housing policy contains "welcome recognition" of the increasingly important role that purpose-built homes for rent could play in the UK housing market, an expert has said. 08 Feb 2017
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