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The "Moving on up? Levelling-up town centres across Northern England" report, spotlights how towns are responding to funding streams driving regeneration.
Views on draft guidance for the UK internal market function and the role of the Office for the Internal Market (OIM), which was created to carry out independent advice were sought by the Competitions and Markets Authority (CMA).
The strategy aims to improve the everyday lives of disabled people by ensuring that barriers across society are tackled – including housing.
The Future of Homes report published by Nationwide Building Society has shone a light on four distinct areas to help promote affordability, accessibility, and sustainability of UK homes.
The Building Safety Bill, published on 5 July and due to enter the Committee Stage on 9 September 2021, is to be supported by an independent and industry-led not-for-profit organisation, the Building Safety Alliance.
The Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government announced in February 2021 a charge on developers seeking permission to construct certain high-rise buildings.
Estate agents, letting agents and auctioneers are among those being called upon to help improve the overall effectiveness of the UK’s anti-money laundering (AML) regulatory and supervisory regime.
PRS REPORT: The continued success of the private rented sector shows tenants successfully negotiating rent has dropped over the past month, from 0.9 per cent to 0.7 per cent, the lowest recorded for the month of June since records began.
HOUSING REPORT: 40 per cent of properties sold more than the original asking price during June, which is a jump from May’s 33 per cent and the highest ever figure recorded.
Arguably the most controversial aspect drawn from the second reading of the Bill remains the question of who should pay for measures to remediate the failings made by the building industry in the past.
Following the move to Step 4 in the COVID-19 roadmap in England, the UK Government has updated its guidance for those working within the home buying and selling process and those moving home.
As the UK transitions into the fourth step of the COVID-19 roadmap, the UK Government has updated its guidance for landlords, tenants, and local authorities.