A public consultation has begun today (Wednesday 20 January) that will ask for opinion around extending Selective Licensing to four new locations in the city – around 1,402 private sector homes.
Northwards Housing will be brought back into City Council oversight following a recent consultation with tenants and leaseholders.
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.
The Council’s executive will be asked to approve consultation around extending Selective Licensing schemes to up to 12 new locations in the city - around 2,500 homes.
A report detailing the city’s response to fire safety following the Grenfell tower fire will be heard by the Council’s neighbourhood and environment scrutiny committee next week (Wednesday 2 September
A report detailing the progress on the landmark Northern Gateway project will be heard by the Council’s Executive this week (Weds 29 July).
The way Council-owned social homes are managed in the city will be reviewed to ensure high standards are met amid a fast-changing housing sector.
A report outlining the intention to establish a new housing company that will accelerate the delivery of affordable housing in the city will be considered by the Council’s executive committee.
Council stands behind Building Safety Pledge that urges Grenfell fire safety works continue during pandemic
Manchester City Council have signed the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government’s (MHCLG) Building Safety Pledge.
Land on Oldham Road, Newton Heath will be transferred to the housing provider to deliver 139 high quality homes - and half will be made available for social rent.
A report that sets out the opportunity to create a new housing development and management company to accelerate affordable homes building will be heard by the Council’s executive committee.
An empty home refurbishment partnership that will transform empty properties for affordable home ownership for first time buyers has been approved by the Council’s executive.
The overarching plan that sets out the key guidelines for all development across the city will be reviewed - and the first eight week consultation is underway.
As the Northern Gateway project moves forward, local people are urged to be part of the conversation to develop new homes as part of the transformational development of Collyhurst.
Manchester City Council has been named as one of the first local authority ‘early adopters’ of the Hackitt Review’s recommendations for building safety.
The 1919 Addison Act sparked the first major wave of social housing in the UK. 100 years on, a new exhibition celebrates the home building that housed generations of Manchester people.
A range of recommendations around the Council’s social housing allocation policy will be scrutinised this week (Weds, 6 November).
A report will be heard by the Council’s executive this week (Weds 16 October) to agree the disposal of land in east Manchester to housing provider One Manchester to be used for new social housing.
A full planning application has been submitted to Manchester City Council for the new integrated health and community hub planned for Gorton.
The regeneration of Brunswick will see major transformation in the neighbourhood at the fringe of Manchester’s city centre, with major new housing investment and improvement works through to 2038.
Manchester City Council has selected regeneration and construction group Galliford Try Partnerships to deliver 75 new affordable council homes in the north of the city.
Environmentally friendly technologies will be at the heart of the new development
40 new affordable Council homes in north Manchester have now been handed over to tenants, and a further 20 new shared ownership homes bought by the Council to help residents on to the property ladder.
The Northern Gateway project has received significant support following major consultation as the first phase of delivery is revealed.
Manchester City Council is undertaking a major renovation project to improve its stock of shared housing for people who are homeless.
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.
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.
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.
Plans have been announced to transform an empty former residential care home in Manchester into a 38-bed homelessness prevention centre.
The ambition to create a community aimed at older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people has been announced today by Manchester City Council.
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 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.