The Liberal Democrats are considering tax hikes on holiday homes to stop second home owners “gutting” rural communities and pricing locals out of the market.
The former housing minister Grant Shapps attempted to prevent homes being built on an airfield where he kept a plane, it has emerged.
Mortgage professionals will find themselves “firmly in the spotlight” as the cost of living debate gains momentum, a political communication consultant has warned.
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The government is using rising house prices to boost public sentiment in the run up to the next election, an analyst has suggested.
It is 'certainly possible' that the coalition government between the Conservative and Liberal Democrats could break up before the next general election in 2015, Vince Cable has said.
Deputy prime minister Nick Clegg has promised people earning minimum wage will pay no income tax should the Liberal Democrats stay in government.
Conservative MPs rather than first-time buyers could reap the biggest benefit from Help to Buy thanks to a house price boom, a consultancy has suggested.
An MP and former minister has branded plans forcing landlords to verify their tenant’s immigration status 'unworkable'.
The government plans to scrap what it has branded the "failed" approved person regime in financial services and replace it with a new senior persons regime.
Landlords found to have repeatedly rented properties to illegal immigrants could face fines of £3,000 per tenant.
Four-fifths of landlords oppose the government’s plans to compel them to carry out immigration checks on tenants, according to a leading landlord organisation.
North West homeowners could see the value of their property drop by 30% if the government continues to push fracking, a surveyor has warned.
A self-employed mortgage broker separated from his family by the Coalition’s visa laws has called for a rethink of the minimum income requirement.
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