The government is helping local councils and developers work with local communities to plan and build better places to live for everyone. This includes building affordable housing, improving the quality of rented housing, helping more people to buy a home, and providing housing support for vulnerable people.



  1. Local authorities capital finance regulations

    • Consultation outcome
  2. Homelessness code of guidance for local authorities

    • Open consultation
  3. Consultation on the Value for Money Standard

    • Open consultation

See all consultations



  1. UK House Price Index England: August 2017

    • Official Statistics
  2. UK House Price Index Scotland: August 2017

    • Official Statistics
  3. UK House Price Index Wales: August 2017

    • Official Statistics

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Detailed guides

  1. Housing finance and household expenditure: notes and definitions

    Information on how statistics on housing finance and household expenditure are compiled. Read more

  2. Paying tax on rent to landlords abroad

    How tenants and letting agents in the UK pay tax on behalf of landlords abroad under the Non-resident Landlord (NRL) Scheme. Read more

  3. How to challenge our decision to list or not list a building

    You have 28 days to challenge a listing after the notification has been published. Read more

  4. Send money due to the Crown under a bona vacantia mortgage (BVC5)

    How to repay a charge that was due to a dissolved company and is now due to the Crown. Read more

  5. Apply to buy a freehold reversion (BVC4)

    How to refer or buy the freehold reversion of your flat that belonged to a dissolved company and now belongs to the Crown. Read more