Banking giant issues billion Euro bond to back development of affordable homes by housing associations.
New support for homes with unsafe cladding is targeted at buildings over 18 metres in height, while other leaseholders can access capped loans.
Councils could be required to release vacant sites and buildings under government proposals “unless there is a compelling reason not to do so”.
A city council is considering cutting 11 planning, building control and licensing positions among measures to address a funding gap brought on by the pandemic.
More than 70 locations to share in future high streets funding for housing, transport, leisure and retail proposals.
Agency’s new dynamic purchasing system is more flexible, has simpler criteria for SMEs and requires larger developers to show leadership.
The capital’s new affordable homes programme will have half its funding dedicated to delivering homes for social rent.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak today announced the creation of a new £7.1 billion home building fund that aims to “unlock 860,000 homes” as well as a £4 billion “Levelling Up Fund” for investment in local infrastructure projects.
Boris Johnson’s green plan includes backing for energy efficient homes and public buildings and a neighbourhood trialling hydrogen for heating and cooking.
The first locations have been offered funding under the government’s town deal programme to drive growth.