The London Borough of Croydon has launched a wholly-owned housing company, Brick by Brick, to build more than 1,000 homes on council-owned land by 2018. Some of these will be classed as affordable; others will be available on the open market.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has announced he will review housing zones in the capital to ensure they can provide sufficient affordable homes.
A clear message to developers was sent by Mayor Sadiq Khan as he refused a major planning application, citing environmental and affordable housing concerns.
Barratt London and Segro have been appointed by Enfield Council as development partners for the £3.5 billion Meridian Water development, which will create 10,000 homes and 16,700 jobs.
The outcome of a poll indicates that 61% of MPs believe the fees for planning applications should be increased.
Developer U+I has been selected by the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority as a development partner for the regeneration of 8 Albert Embankment, where a £300 million mixed-use scheme is planned.
A group of MPs have called on the government to conduct a "comprehensive review" of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF).
NHS Property Services has begun charging market based rents on its 3,500 properties.
The government is consulting with housing associations about how they can be helped to build more homes.
The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) has appointed a new interim chief executive.