A report to the Council’s Environment and Climate Change Scrutiny Committee (Thurs 8 Sept) sets out the Council’s commitment to retrofitting the city’s housing to low carbon standard.
Manchester’s planning committee has approved an application for 128 new homes in Ancoats – the first development by the Council’s This City housing company to be given the green light.
We've spent £83m since 2005 to bring our Council homes up to low carbon standards.
Council to seek a new developer and operator of UK's first purpose-built LGBTQ+ majority Extra Care housing scheme
The Council will begin the process to bring a new housing provider with extra care experience on board to deliver the new LGBTQ+ majority Extra Care housing project in Whalley Range, south Manchester.
Council outlines impact of Selective landlord licensing as consultation on further schemes are announced
The positive impact of Selective Licensing in Crumpsall has been outlined in a report going to Economy Scrutiny Committee (Thurs 23 June) as proposed new licensing areas across the city are announced.
The City Council has launched a new housing strategy that will deliver the homes that Manchester people need over the next decade – creating diverse, sustainable and long-lasting communities.
The new Manchester Living Rent has been launched as a way to increase the homes that all Manchester people can afford.
The majority of works to cut climate change-causing carbon emissions from council-owned buildings under a £19m scheme have now been completed.
A site on Postal Street in Manchester’s Northern Quarter has been named as This City's next development site to increase the number of homes for Manchester people.
New accommodation in south Manchester, to help homeless families into permanent accommodation, has been hailed a success, as it celebrates its first anniversary.
VICTORIA NORTH – Plans submitted to transform brownfield land and unlock new homes and City River Park as next phase of Red Bank neighbourhood progresses
A new planning application has been submitted by the City Council to provide the critical infrastructure that will create the development platform for 5,500 new homes in Red Bank.
The This City housing development company – wholly owned by Manchester City Council - has formally launched today (Friday 4 February) to accelerate the number of new homes for Manchester people.
Selective Licensing schemes are now live in areas of north and east Manchester to help improve standards for residents living in private rented sector (PRS) homes, covering more than 1,400 properties.
Work has started on site to build 69 low-carbon new social homes on Silk Street, Newton Heath.
Two zero carbon social properties – the first of their kind in the UK – have been completed and passed over to the first residents as part of a wider 22 low carbon housing development.
A new Council report highlighting how key developments in the city are benefitting the city’s residents and businesses shows that the city’s future continues to look bright despite the pandemic.
Permission has been granted for the development of 69 low-carbon social homes on Silk Street, Newton Heath.
300 homes in Newton Heath and Blackley will receive a range of sustainability improvements to save 750 tonnes of carbon a year – while slashing running costs for residents.
Focus on sustainable communities and new housing in Ancoats and New Islington as four major schemes approved
Four key planning applications have been agreed by Manchester’s planning committee this week (29 July) - representing an exciting next phase of regeneration in Ancoats & News Islington.
Over the past few years, Manchester City Council’s Homelessness service has responded to exponentially growing need and, more recently, the challenges of the pandemic.
Victoria North | Team appointed to deliver £51m Housing Infrastructure Fund works – including new City River Park
A consulting and contracting team has been assembled to deliver key infrastructure works that will unlock the early residential development potential within the Victoria North regeneration area.
A review that will look at how all aspects of housing is managed in Manchester will be undertaken over the next six months to better react to local issues – including affordability and sustainability
A public consultation has begun today (21 June) that will ask residents their opinion on the proposed expansion of Selective Licensing to four new areas of the city – covering more than 1,400 homes.
A planning application has gone in for new social housing on Silk Street, Newton Heath, bringing a long-term brownfield site back into use.
Plans have been submitted this week by Manchester City Council and Far East Consortium (FEC) to build 30 brand new homes for social rent as part of wider regeneration plans in the Collyhurst area.
Proposals to deliver the UK’s first purpose built and co-produced LGBT+ older person’s housing scheme are moving forward as Anchor Hanover has been chosen as preferred partner to deliver the scheme.
Brand new accommodation to support families who have become homeless is opening this week in south Manchester.
The Brunswick Village Extra Care scheme will include 60 new social rent homes for older people - and the first residents will begin moving in next month.
The Council, Manchester Life and Great Places launch community consultation to seek feedback on proposals for future development in Ancoats and News Islington
Development of six sites aims to deliver 400 homes for a range of tenures, space for local businesses and community activities, improved open spaces, and a pioneering sustainable urban mobility hub.
Kevin Lowry has been named the Director of Housing at the Council following a year filling the position in an interim capacity.
The way social homes are allocated to residents on the housing register has changed to make sure the system supports those who need a new home most.
Manchester City Council has successfully bid for government funding, which will help to secure accommodation for some of the most vulnerable people currently homeless in the city.