THOUSANDS of Starter Homes will be built in 2017, the Government has announced.

LOCAL GOVERNMENT figures including council leaders, mayors and chief executives have been named in the New Year's honours list.

COUNCILS need to "up their game" to protect tenants from rogue landlords, an industry body has argued.

Feelings are running high following the, shall we say, lively US presidential election and things have come to a head, somewhat confusingly, in the Canadian city of Hamilton.

Haringey Council chief Nick Walkley has been appointed as the Homes & Communities Agency's (HCA) new chief executive and accounting officer.

MANCHESTER City Council has outlined £30m of cuts over the next three years.

CARERS in Surrey are to get more help and support under a planned contract to provide more rest breaks.

BILLIONS of pounds in infrastructure investment could be at risk if proposals to reclassify local authority pension funds goes ahead, experts have warned.

The Government sees Clean Air Zones as a key element in improving air quality and health, accelerating the transition to a low carbon economy and breaking the link between growth and pollution. But a recent High Court ruling sent the plans back to the drawing board.

LIVERPOOL will not hold a council tax referendum on a six per cent increase in charges, despite the "dire" financial situation facing the city, mayor Joe Anderson has said.

BELFAST City Council has called for a full public inquiry into the "shambolic" Renewable Heat Incentive scheme, which has run millions of pounds over budget.

A £7bn FUND to deliver affordable housing has opened for bids.