Those in shared ownership should be included in bids to buy the freehold from housing associations and local authorities, in blocks of flats.
Though they may seem to run against Conservative principles, they are a valuable legal mechanism. They can be a part of the solution to the housing crisis.
Some regard it as a trivial issue. But the voters do not agree. A comprehensive, national, free graffiti removal service could make a big difference.
They should have greater powers to sort out necessary repairs and then be reimbursed for the cost. The state has routinely proved to be the ultimate rogue landlord.
At the root of Awaab Ishak’s tragic death is a failure not of housing policy, but public health policy, which local authorities cannot bypass.
Those wasted assets are worth around £4 billion. They should be sold off to increase the housing supply and reduce the National Debt.
The Armed Forces Covenant promises that service men and women will not be disadvantaged as a result of their service. To ensure this is upheld, the five-year time limit needs to be scrapped.
It is time to build the quality homes London needs. Give up the tower block agenda and embark on a diverse programme of affordable house-building to help Londoners thrive.
If they want to continue to be funded by the taxpayer then they should agree to provide a right to buy.
Labour’s failures in our borough have been monumental. But our campaign was a positive and optimistic one.
It’s not bad policy, but it isn’t obvious why one group is deserving of so much more support than the other.
Labour-run Harrow charges over £2,000 for Band D Council Tax – Barnet’s is £300 less. How can Labour say they are concerned about the cost of living?
In the West Midlands, we’re pioneering new ways to deliver better protection both for vulnerable tenants and the broader community.
The council has announced a property development alliance with Lovell Partnerships to build 2,800 low carbon homes.
We intend to freeze those costs under our control – council heating and hot water charges – for the coming year.