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Latest housing news and contracts

Two out of 205 private resi blocks re-clad post-Grenfell

Two out of 205 private resi blocks re-clad post-GrenfellSubscription

Only two out of 205 private residential blocks containing combustible ACM cladding have had it completely removed since the Grenfell fire last June, government figures have revealed.

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ONS downgrades household growth forecastsSubscription

Government housing targets could need to be revised after the Office for National Statistics downgraded its latest forecast for new household growth.

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Contract awards up 29% to hit £6bn in AugustSubscription

The value of new construction contracts reached £6bn in August – up almost a third on the previous month, a new report by Barbour ABI has found.

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Mace scoops £180m Olympic Park towersSubscription

Mace has been picked by developer Get Living for a £180m scheme comprising 524 homes in the Olympic Park’s East Village.

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Mayor overrules council to approve Notting Hill towerSubscription

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has overturned a decision by Kensington and Chelsea Borough Council to refuse planning for a 55-home scheme in Notting Hill.

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