All supported housing funding to be retained in welfare system


Housing benefit will be kept in place for all those living in supported housing, the government has announced. Ministers recognise that supported housing is a vital service for some of the most vulner...


Theresa May performs major U-turn on plans to cap housing benefit


Theresa May has dropped plans to cap housing benefit for social housing and supported accommodation, which had been blamed for an 85% decline in new homes being built for vulnerable people. In a major...


Build more homes or lose your right to decide where they are built


‘Nimby’ councils which fail to draw up plans to address local housing shortages will be forced to build more homes by central Government, Theresa May has warned. Ratcheting up pressure on councils to ...