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Help to Buy equity loan

Help to Buy equity loan

Government remains committed to the Help to Buy equity loan scheme to 2021

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Government fire safety testing programme continues

Government fire safety testing programme continues

The second in the government’s series of fire safety tests of cladding and insulation combinations has been completed.

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First systems test reaffirms actions for landlords

First systems test reaffirms actions for landlords

The first of the ‘systems tests’, assessing the fire safety of whole buildings, has been taking place at Building Research Establishment.

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Update on rehousing former Grenfell residents

Update on rehousing former Grenfell residents

Update on the housing commitment to residents who lived in Grenfell Tower and Grenfell Walk.

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Ensure that recladding work meets building regulations advises expert panel

Ensure that recladding work meets building regulations advises expert panel

Advice from DCLG has been sent to all building control bodies in England.

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Cladding sample testing update

Cladding sample testing update

The number of high rise buildings which have failed a combustibility test is now 60 across 25 local authority areas.

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Troubled Families Programme annual report published

Troubled Families Programme annual report published

First annual report, setting out how the current Troubled Families Programme has been supporting the most disadvantaged families.

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Business rates revaluation: the facts

Business rates revaluation: the facts

Information on the business rates revaluation which comes into force on 1 April 2017.

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Find a new home for your Christmas tree

Find a new home for your Christmas tree

Local Government Minister Marcus Jones urged festive households to continue the season of goodwill and reuse or recycle their Christmas trees.

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Eid 2016: Greg Clark's message

Eid 2016: Greg Clark's message

The Communities Secretary wishes Muslims across the country a happy Eid.

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Great British Coastal Conference announced

Great British Coastal Conference announced

Communities Minister announces conference to help the Great British Coast reach its enormous economic potential.

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Greg Clark's Ramadan message 2016

Greg Clark's Ramadan message 2016

Communities Secretary Greg Clark's Ramadan message to Muslims.

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Landmark Housing and Planning Bill receives Royal Assent

Landmark Housing and Planning Bill receives Royal Assent

New measures to help more people buy their own home and get houses built faster become law.

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Easter message from Communities Secretary Greg Clark

Easter message from Communities Secretary Greg Clark

Greg Clark wishes all Christians and everyone who is celebrating a very happy and peaceful Easter.

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Christmas message from Communities Secretary Greg Clark

Christmas message from Communities Secretary Greg Clark

Greg Clark wishes everyone a very merry Christmas.

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Greg Clark: Chanukah message

Greg Clark: Chanukah message

The Secretary of State Greg Clark sends a message of good wishes for the Jewish holiday.

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Diwali 2015: message from Greg Clark

Diwali 2015: message from Greg Clark

Communities Secretary Greg Clark's video message to mark Diwali 2015.

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Diwali 2015: message from Greg Clark

Diwali 2015: message from Greg Clark

Communities Secretary Greg Clark's video message to mark Diwali 2015.

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A slice of the Big Apple coming to a neighbourhood near you

A slice of the Big Apple coming to a neighbourhood near you

Some of England’s most unloved spaces will be transformed into Manhattan-style 'pocket parks' under plans unveiled today.

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Website launched by government for people who want to buy a home

Website launched by government for people who want to buy a home

New website brings home ownership schemes together including Right to Buy, Help to Buy and the Help to Buy: ISA available from 1 December

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High streets battle it out to be crowned Britain’s best: vote now

High streets battle it out to be crowned Britain’s best: vote now

The Great British High Streets competition has today revealed the nation’s best high streets.

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Rosh Hashanah: Greg Clark's message

Rosh Hashanah: Greg Clark's message

A video message from the Secretary of State to mark Rosh Hashanah 2015.

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Landmark devolution bids submitted from right across the country

Landmark devolution bids submitted from right across the country

38 landmark devolution proposals put forward from cities, towns and counties across the UK this week.

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Run your local with £1.5 million Pub Loan Fund

Run your local with £1.5 million Pub Loan Fund

Launch of new fund to help local people take control of pubs at risk of closure.

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Brandon Lewis calls on youngsters to build a career in construction

Brandon Lewis calls on youngsters to build a career in construction

The Housing Minister called on young people to consider a construction career as he welcomed the first apprentices to a brickwork academy.

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New rules will offer stronger protection against unauthorised occupation

New rules will offer stronger protection against unauthorised occupation

New policy strengthens the hand of councils to tackle unauthorised development and ensures all communities are treated equally.

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Fire Minister pays tribute to fallen firefighters at national memorial service

Fire Minister pays tribute to fallen firefighters at national memorial service

Firefighters who lost their lives in the line of duty were remembered at a memorial service held at Carter Lane Gardens, St Paul’s Cathedral.

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Tenant involvement could save millions says Communities Minister Stephen Williams

Tenant involvement could save millions says Communities Minister Stephen Williams

Two new reports show that involving residents in decision making helps improve the standard of housing services.

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Essex flag flies in the heart of government

Essex flag flies in the heart of government

The flag of Essex will fly this week in the heart of government to celebrate the important role counties play in the nation’s cultural heritage.

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More parking for new homes will end ‘vicious cycle of clogged up streets’

More parking for new homes will end ‘vicious cycle of clogged up streets’

Eric Pickles calls for new housing developments to be built with more parking spaces.

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Flags of the Historic Ridings of Yorkshire fly above DCLG's new home

Flags of the Historic Ridings of Yorkshire fly above DCLG's new home

The flags of the North and East Ridings of Yorkshire celebrating the important role they play in the nation’s cultural heritage.

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Yorkshire flag flies in the heart of government

Yorkshire flag flies in the heart of government

Eric Pickles raises the flag of his home county, Yorkshire, outside his department's headquarters.

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'How to train your family'

'How to train your family'

Fire Services Minister Penny Mordaunt welcomes unique collaboration between award-winning Fire Kills campaign and DreamWorks’ 'How to train your dragon 2'

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St Anne’s flag flies at heart of government

St Anne’s flag flies at heart of government

Eric Pickles raises the flag of St Anne's on the Sea.

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Historic counties day celebrated in the heart of government

Historic counties day celebrated in the heart of government

Eric Pickles raises flag of Cumberland to celebrate historic counties day

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Proposed development at Smithfield Market turned down

Proposed development at Smithfield Market turned down

Application for the redevelopment of part of Smithfield Market in London refused by ministers.

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Application for an incinerator at New Barnfield turned down

Application for an incinerator at New Barnfield turned down

Ministers turn down an application for an incinerator at New Barnfield in Hertfordshire.

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Three Lions flag gleaming above government office in support of England team

Three Lions flag gleaming above government office in support of England team

The Department for Communities and Local Government shows its support for the England football team by flying the Three Lions flag.

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Dorset county honoured as flag flies over government

Dorset county honoured as flag flies over government

Eric Pickles raises the flag of Dorset to celebrate the role counties play in the nation's cultural heritage.

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Historic Middlesex flag flies above Westminster once again

Historic Middlesex flag flies above Westminster once again

Flag of Middlesex raised to celebrate the important role traditional counties play in the nation’s cultural heritage.

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Building your own home can be a cost effective option

Building your own home can be a cost effective option

Building your own house is a more affordable way to provide a family home.

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Green light for new Watford development

Green light for new Watford development

Ministers give the go ahead for land to be included in a major regeneration scheme in Watford.

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New streamlined planning guide launched online

New streamlined planning guide launched online

Planning Minister Nick Boles launches new national online planning guidance resource for public testing and comment.

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Cutting needless red tape to help build more affordable homes

Cutting needless red tape to help build more affordable homes

Communities Minister Don Foster announces proposals to simplify confusing housing standards.

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New dedicated 1 stop shop for planning consents now open for business

New dedicated 1 stop shop for planning consents now open for business

A new 1-stop-shop service for planning consents will reduce the number of bodies infrastructure developers need to consult on applications.

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Department For Communities And Local Government


The Department for Communities and Local Government's job is to create great places to live and work, and to give more power to local people to shape what happens in their area. DCLG is a ministerial department, supported by 10 agencies and public bodies.


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