Truss vows to abolish housebuilding targets, as market remains optimistic despite cooling

The Office for National Statistics and Rightmove published their house price indices this week, as Liz Truss states that she will scrap current Government housebuilding targets.

New Housing Secretary appointed, as latest construction safety data published

This week has seen a change in Housing Secretary, in a busy week for UK politics. Meanwhile, the Health and Safety Executive publish their latest construction statistics.

Government warns that homes target could be missed, as industry needs over 250,000 more workers

Michael Gove has stated that the Government’s target of 300,000 new homes a year is “difficult”, amidst a report which reveals huge gaps in worker supply.