Manchester City Council has been named the Outstanding Local Authority of the Year at the UK Housing Awards 2016.
An ambitious strategy to ensure Manchester can build a minimum of 25,000 homes over the next decade is set to be approved by the City Council’s executive this week.
Manchester City Council has been shortlisted for the UK Housing Awards 2016 in the Outstanding Local Authority of the Year category.
After completing a 12-month secondment to head-up Manchester Place, Deborah McLaughlin has now returned to her role at the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA).
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.