Andy Burnham

Burnham: May’s money not enough   

Alice Cachia

The Government will give almost £3.8m for the region-wide approach in tackling homelessness and rough sleeping, which will be the UK’s first devolved homelessness package, but Mayor Andy Burnham said more needs to be done. 

Bernard Priest

Government housing regulations ‘failing private tenants’

Alice Cachia

Bernard Priest, Manchester City Council’s deputy leader and Ardwick councillor said the lack of support for councils regulating private landlords “represents a clear division between the interests of Manchester people and the insiders that are currently in power”.

John W Resonance

Resonance targets North West debut by end of 2017

Alice Cachia

An investment company which buys properties to house homeless people is set to announce its first acquisition, more than 70 homes, in the region by the end of the year, with tenants due to move in by March 2018.

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Trafford leader says safer housing needed in wake of Grenfell

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Alice Cachia

Cllr Sean Astee, leader of Trafford Council, has said that housing is “becoming the defining issue in our generation” during a fringe event at the Conservative Party conference, and that the Grenfell Tower fire will be a key event for years to come on the need for safer social housing.

Sajid Javid

Javid: Homelessness is a national outrage

Alice Cachia

Sajid Javid, Secretary of State for Communities & Local Government, has said that “Governments have got a huge, real challenge in trying to combat homelessness” and promised “I will talk about it until we have got a change”.

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