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  • Earlier this week the Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced in the summer statement a temporary cut on stamp duty and a new £3bn green jobs package. In England and Northern Ireland, the stamp duty tax threshold was previously £125,000 but it has now increased to £500,000; this means homebuyers will not have to...

  • The Government have announced a 12-month extension to the domestic RHI, which will run until 31 March 2022. It was announced in today’s response following the “Changes to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) schemes” consultation. The extension to the domestic scheme will prevent 1.2 million tonnes of CO2 from polluting the atmosphere...

  • The National Housing Federation (NHF) have launched a campaign to call for a once-in-a-generation investment in social housing. The ‘Homes at the Heart’ campaign has been produced in partnership with the CIH[1], National Federation of ALMOs[2], Association of Retained Council Housing, and Crisis and already has over 50 supporters. It is...

  • The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government have published COVID-19 guidance for landlords and tenants in the private and social rented sectors in England. It includes information on:Measures relating to notices seeking possession as amended by the Coronavirus Act 2020.Court action on possession cases during the Coronavirus outbreak...

  • A section of cliff has fallen away in a neighbourhood in Eastchurch, Kent, resulting in one home to be partially unsupported and hanging over the cliff edge. It’s been reported there were two collapses of ground, one last Friday and a further collapse on Sunday morning. This article on...