A housing estate

How do we solve the North East's housing problem?

Alison Thain and Paul Fiddaman, two experts in their field, on the measures needed to address the misfiring housing system in the region

Norman Hooks and Bill Rigby, another SCATA director, in December

Northumberland housing model which could build future sustainability

New community-led development aims to provide affordable housing to sustain village life in Northumberland

A housing estate

Denise Robertson: Twice in my life I lost my home and was rescued. It wouldn't happen now

Journal columnist and TV personality Denise Robertson on the campaign to convince politicians to tackle the housing crisis

Belsay village

Unless we build affordable homes, villages will no longer be living, working communities

Journal columnist Kate Thick says tackling the housing crisis - and doing so fairly - must be the priority for the next Government

Roger Bootle

Breakup of the Eurozone could boost British competitiveness, top economist says

Top city economist Roger Bootle was in the region to address business leaders at a Deloitte dinner

A housing estate

Denise Robertson: It is a scandal that so many people are being priced out of the housing market

Journal columnist and TV personality Denise Robertson on why house ownership is the real difference between the have and have nots

Construction work on a new house

Around 60,000 jobs could be created if region meets house building targets

Demand for houses is outstripping supply in the region so why aren't more projects underway?

Beth Farhat, regional secretary at the Northern TUC

Beth Farhat: 'Whose growth?' was the defining question of 2014

The Government has failed to match the recovery with a proper re-balancing of the economy, says regional head of the TUC

Ajay Jagota, KIS managing director

Property expert says 2015 signals positive year for region's house prices

Property bosses predicting bumper year in 2015 for the North East's housing market with a bounty of new buyers

'Come and see North East housing crisis yourself, Minister' - Leazes Homes chairman lashes out

Bill Midgley says the Coalition's housing policy has failed the region and challenges the Tory minister responsible to make the journey North

A former Northern Rock bank updated

Thousands of Northern Rock borrowers in line for compensation windfall

High Court ruling over mortgage wording will see compensation paid to around 41,000 Northern Rock customers

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne, holding a copy of the Autumn Statement, leaves the Treasury in London for the House of Commons, where Osborne will deliver his Autumn Statement

The view on Chancellor George Osborne's Autumn Statement from the North East

Mixed reaction to Chancellor George Osborne's Autumn Statement from the region compared to the acclaim he received in the South East

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne delivers his Autumn Statement to MPs in the House of Commons, London

Chancellor puts North at heart of finance statement - but massive cuts are coming

George Osborne's plan to cut stamp duty may not affect average buyers in the North East, analysis shows

Tracy Hall, Partner (Real Estate), Watson Burton

Inspirational leader needed to help solve North East housing crisis

Report outlines new approach to dealing with the North East's housing issues

Novelist Richard T Kelly

Writer Richard T Kelly on the need for social housing in the North East

Novelist Richard T Kelly has spent a year as writer-in-residence with Newcastle-based housing company Isos housing. Here he writes about what the experience has taught him

A couple outside an estate agent's window

GVA report calls for Government action to meet housing demand

The Government must embrace new initiatives to help meet demand for new homes, GVA's Neil Morton claims

Barratt housing chief executive Mark Clare

Housebuilder Barratt Developments grow sales on back of consumer demand

Homebuilder Barratt Developments expect pre-tax profits to double in their full year results

Ajay Jagota, KIS managing director

South Shields property boss invites Housing Minister to discuss impact of Help to Buy

KIS Lettings founder Ajay Jagota has invited housing minister Kris Hopkins to the region to discuss the Help to Buy scheme

An aerial view of houses on residential streets

Newcastle worst-performing city in the UK for house price increases

Newcastle has the poorest house price uplift for June according to the Nationwide

Ajay Jagota, KIS managing director

North East house price rises pick up pace

Research from KIS Lettings suggests a positive housing market in the North East - although there is considerable variation from area to area


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