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Space for 20,000 New Leeds City Centre Homes

  The population of Leeds City Centre could be set to explode, should proposals from the council be approved by the government. Council members are meeting next week to discuss a bid for a share of the government’s Housing Infrastructure Fund...

Completed Houses in Leeds Fall

Surveyors’ expectations for house sales in the first quarter of 2019 are the lowest for over 20 years, a new report has found. Fully 28% of surveyors were predicting a decline in the market rather than an improvement. It’s the most downbeat...

Leeds Fall Behind in Best Places to Live and Work Index

Leeds has dropped pace in the race to be crowned the best place to live and work in the UK, according to two separate reports. The first report is the ‘liveability index’, which was created by financial services provider OneFamily and ranks...

Leeds City Council Plots £55m Council Housing Spend

Leeds City Council has announced plans to invest more than £50m in new council houses across the city, in what would be one of the largest council house building programmes they’ve undertaken in over a decade. The plans, which suggest a total of...

Leeds Chosen as Future Channel 4 Regional HQ

Leeds has trumped rival bids from Birmingham and Greater Manchester (which already hosts the BBC) to emerge as the future regional home of Channel 4. The decision comes after months of lobbying on behalf of councils and local governments, with fierce...

Yorkshire Property Investment Slows

Yorkshire Property Investment Slows Investment in Yorkshire’s commercial property has slowed in the third quarter of 2018, according to data from proptech platform Datscha. The fall has been pinned on the twin issues of falling numbers of available...

Leeds' 'Biggest' Commercial Property Development

Leeds’ ‘Biggest’ Commercial Property Development Set for Completion in Q1 2019 Although much of the discourse regarding development in Leeds is focussed on the need for a wider range of housing stock within the city, there’s no...

Affordable Rent Statistics - Leeds

Fewer than Half of ‘Affordable’ Housing in Leeds Offered at Low-Cost Rent Leeds’ has a fine tradition of producing housing for those that need it, whether it’s the generations of council housing which can still be found throughout...

Leeds Ranks Amongst UK Top House Builders

The building of new homes has been a priority for successive governments for decades now, but the delivery of these new homes nationwide has been spotty at best. With councils placing varying degrees of emphasis on home building plans and the economic crash...

HS2 Delay Could Affect Leeds Housing Market

The Times has revealed that the Northern section of HS2 could be delayed by a further year. The disclosure refutes Transport Secretary Chris Grayling announcement last summer that the tabling of the bill for phase 2b – Crewe to Manchester,...
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