An affordable, sustainable and easily transportable house designed specifically for use in the world’s disaster areas is ready to be rolled out for humanitarian use around the world and a prototype will be showcased at Nowra in rural New South Wales this we
As you drive through the country roads into the picturesque village of Debenham, you come across the latest development from the luxury local property developer Highland Ltd.
In this in-depth post, Jurgen Huber details the story behind his energy efficient ‘Bauhaus Barge’
Moving into and setting up your new home is definitely one of the most exciting things – especially for those who never find enough outlets for their ideas and designs. Throughout history, people have gone from caves to huts to castles to blocks of flats – and nowadays, seems like you can find …
More than a third of former council homes bought by their tenants through Margaret Thatcherâs âright-to-buyâ policy in one London borough are now owned by private landlords, according to new research. The figures from the GMB union cover the London
Google, as usual, has plenty of April Fools’ pranks today. One that Google revealed on the Google Australia blog promises to let you renovate your house on Street View with “Google SCHMICK” .
What progress has been made on creating a more sustainable housing market since JRF published its Housing Market Taskforce report?
Housing construction has been flagging in recent years, but new research suggests the government has helped boost the number of affordable homes being built in the UK. The National House-Building Council (NHBC) found that almost 3,000 new affordable homes were registered in February this year, up nearly 120% on the figure of 1,373 in the […]
The financial model for affordable housing in place since the 1980s is ‘dead’ due in part to the government’s welfare policies, an expert has warned. Andrew Heywood, a housing consultant and former deputy head of policy at the Council of Mortgage Lenders, said the future of funding for affordable housing is uncertain, creating ‘real problems’ […]
Milton Keynes has lots of low cost housing available for people of all ages with varying incomes.
Housing associations could generate £5.6 billion extra a year from their asset bases with no impact on government subsidy costs, it is claimed