A Message from John Healey MP

This month, Ministers are expected to release their much-delayed housing white paper. It follows almost 1000 announcements on housing since 2010 – nearly three a week. If hot air built homes Ministers would have fixed our housing crisis, but after almost seven years they’ve failed on all fronts: housebuilding fell to the lowest level of […]

Portsmouth To Aleppo

This Tuesday, local charity Don’t Hate, Donate will be leading an organised gathering in Portsmouth Guildhall Square to show solidarity with the Syrian people who’s lives have been destroyed by civil war. They will also be taking in donations to send to the area. Mass gathering. Solidarity for Syria. Portsmouth let it be seen that we […]

Ministers consider Pay to Stay exemption

The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) will consider exempting council tenants from Pay to Stay in areas where social rents and market rents are similar.   Inside Housing understands civil servants from DCLG have drawn up draft regulations for ministers which include an exemption in areas where the difference between market rent and […]