70 specialist homes over four sites across Manchester will be created to help support people with learning disabilities live more independently.
A clarification to yesterday's response to the Guardian's affordable homes article.
The Guardian article this week (Monday, 4 March) wrongly claimed that of 14,667 homes given planning permission in Manchester during 2016 and 2017, none were affordable.
A report to the Council’s Resources and Governance Scrutiny Committee on 1 March 2018 has updated councillors on the extensive work going on to deliver thousands of affordable homes in Manchester.
Work has started on a new Council housing project that will see 40 new homes built across sites in north Manchester – the first time grant funding has been made available for five years.
Significant investment to undertake major works will transform the Ben Street residential area providing quality homes to help meet large housing demand in the city.
Selective Licensing is now live (Monday 22 January 2018) in areas of Moston and Old Moat in a move that will improve housing standards in the wards.
The City Council’s executive is set to approve plans for a raft of new affordable homes across a number of sites in north Manchester when they meet on Wednesday 10 January.
A special Manchester Town Hall Open Day - giving people a last chance to explore the iconic building before its temporary closure - has been announced for Sunday 14 January 2018.
Manchester has strengthened its approach to tackling homelessness but will need to ramp up its work even further to address the challenges of forthcoming welfare and legislative changes.
A new Housing Affordability Fund will help Manchester build 2,500 more affordable homes in the next five years - in addition to those already in the pipeline - by investing up to £2 million a year.
How new 'Home from home' short-stay flats are set to help city's patients leave wards quicker and boost recovery
An extra care housing scheme which provides a temporary home for people who are fit to leave hospital but aren’t ready for full independence in their own homes is being launched in Wythenshawe.
The streets in Moss Side and Rusholme that will be subject to a new selective licensing scheme have now been confirmed.
Plans have been announced to transform an empty former residential care home in Manchester into a 38-bed homelessness prevention centre.
The Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) have approved a funding bid that will help the City Council continue a targeted project to improve private sector housing standards.
A report has been heard by the City Council’s executive that has reviewed its home building strategy over the past year (2016/17) – and sets out the city’s housing approach up to 2022.
The Council has contacted the landlords of all former council tower blocks in the city to ask for reassurances about their fire safety.
The ambition to create a community aimed at older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people has been announced today by Manchester City Council.
A consultation has opened today to hear the public’s views on a new Selective Licensing scheme in south Manchester that will help improve private sector housing standards.
56 high-quality new homes will be built across a number of small sites previously used for housing in Higher Blackley, Moston and Collyhurst by March 2018.
A new plan to accelerate the delivery of affordable homes in the city and create up to 2,000 every year has been unveiled by Manchester City Council.
Manchester City Council’s executive has approved the design and quality guide for all new housing across the city.
The streets in Crumpsall that will be subject to a new selective licensing scheme have now been confirmed.
Five months on from the launch of Manchester’s Homelessness Charter, organisers marked World Homeless Day (10 October) by highlighting what they have achieved since May and to appeal for more people and organisations to get involved.
A landlord has been ordered to pay almost £114,000 for breaking management regulations.
Manchester City Council is developing its own design and quality standard for new housing and they want to know what Manchester people think.
The city council is proposing to introduce a landlord licensing scheme in north Manchester to help improve housing standards in areas where there are a lot of private landlords and we want your views.
The Manchester Residential Quality Guidance will ensure design standards for all new residential property following consultation with an expert team.
Manchester City Council has been named the Outstanding Local Authority of the Year at the UK Housing Awards 2016.
Manchester City Council has been shortlisted for the UK Housing Awards 2016 in the Outstanding Local Authority of the Year category.
Landlords, letting agents and management companies working with private rented sector properties are required by law to sign up to a government approved scheme to ensure quality in the sector – or face a fine of up to £5,000.
Manchester City Council’s executive is set to approve an additional four sites for the development of Extra Care Retirement Housing across the city at a meeting next week.
Manchester City Council and the city’s registered housing providers have signed an agreement that will help provide additional support to Manchester’s residents.
A citywide charter on homelessness is to be developed by organisations working with homeless people including the voluntary sector, street charities, faith groups, health, GMP and Manchester City Council in the run up to World Homeless Day on Saturday 10 October.
A project to develop a veterans’ community by bringing empty homes back in to use in east Manchester is calling for construction firms to offer their support.
Private landlords, letting and managing agents and tenants across Manchester are being asked to sign a pledge that makes a commitment to making private renting better in the city.