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.
Members will be asked to agree the sale of a piece of land to a Manchester housing provider so it can be used for social housing at a meeting of the executive this week (Thurs, 19 December).
Manchester City Council’s Strategic Director of Growth and Development Eddie Smith is to leave the organisation in April 2020 after 20 years.
A range of recommendations around the Council’s social housing allocation policy will be scrutinised this week (Weds, 6 November).
Manchester City Council has today (Monday 28 October) begun a four-week public consultation to review the city’s strategy around Private Rented Sector Housing.
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 report outlining how the Council will increase the number of affordable homes in Manchester is being heard by Economy Scrutiny committee this week (Thursday 5 September).
A full planning application has been submitted to Manchester City Council for the new integrated health and community hub planned for Gorton.
A dedicated Rogue Landlord Team tasked with driving up housing standards in the private rented sector have targeted unscrupulous landlords across the city.
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
Manchester City Council has commissioned a fire safety expert to review the cladding system on Whitebeck Court in north Manchester.
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.
Key report presents bold new approach to deliver genuinely affordable homes that meet the needs of all Manchester residents
A report going to the Council’s Executive next week (Weds, 12 Dec) will review housing affordability in the city to make sure more Manchester people have access to decent homes.
Russell Road in Whalley Range has been confirmed as the location for the UK’s first Extra Care scheme designed for older LGBT people.
In time for this year’s national Empty Homes Week (15 – 21 October), the Ben Street regeneration project in east Manchester has begun to welcome new residents to the east Manchester neighbourhood.
Manchester City Council is undertaking a major renovation project to improve its stock of shared housing for people who are homeless.
A time capsule filled with mementos from local community groups, organisations and schools has been buried in celebration to mark a project to deliver 40 new affordable homes in north Manchester.
A consultation opens today for the public to have their say on the draft framework that will inform development of the Northern Gateway regeneration project.
Councillors are due to discuss a draft Strategic Regeneration Framework to transform the area between NOMA to the North of the City Centre and Queens Park at a meeting of Scrutiny Committee next week
Jon Sawyer has been named as Manchester City Council’s new Director of Housing and Residential Growth.
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.
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.
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.
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.