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Watchdog unveils failed government plan for new "starter homes"

The National Audit Office has discovered that government plans for 200,000 new homes to be built for first-time buyers in England have failed to deliver a single property.

Tenant Fees Act a first step in addressing property expert Home Management Co Ltd's concerns

The new Tenant Fees Act, which came into force in mid-2019, has placed new rules and regulations on landlords and agents on what they are permitted to charge tenants and renters.

PAC criticises government over housing

The Public Accounts Committee has accused the government of failing to sell off enough land to build affordable and social housing, exacerbating the UK housing crisis.

Theresa May calls for mandatory design standards

Prime Minister Theresa May has labelled the number of “tiny homes” with minimal storage on the housing market “indefensible” as she seeks an overhaul of compulsory standards in design.

NLA says no-fault eviction ban could cause difficulties for tenants

The government has today announced that no-fault evictions in England will be banned.

Halifax reports Brexit causing lack of growth in house prices

Halifax, the largest mortgage lender in the UK, forecasts that house price growth will continue to be subdued during Brexit uncertainty.

Rogue landlords exploit students, warns government minister

Chris Skidmore will vow to crackdown on "rogue private landlords" in a speech to students on Monday.

Affordable homes must meet basic accessibility requirements argue charity

The Centre for Ageing Better have called on the government to ensure the new builds meet accessibility requirements today.

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