Homes and space for tech-led businesses and creative industries feature in plan aimed at enhancing city’s competitiveness.
Yorkshire housebuilding firm led by former Persimmon CEO Jeff Fairburn acquires 2,000 homes a year Avant Homes Group.
Industry bodies say chancellor’s budget understandably concentrates on recovery, but lacks green action.
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.