Hands laying bricks

Housing and Community

Charting the housing shortage and the challenges of the private rented sector.

People from certain countries - including Japan - need only present passport and airline ticket to be eligible to rent

Scrap ‘right to rent’, say landlords

New eligibility guidance requiring tenants from certain countries to show only passport and airline ticket at odds with previous High Court ruling.
Row of houses

Government reports on HHSRS scoping review

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has reported on the results of its scoping review into the housing health and safety rating system.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May

May’s legacy pledge to end ‘tiny homes’

Prime Minister Teresa May pledged to introduce new national design standards to end ‘tiny homes’ in her speech at the Chartered Institute of Housing conference.