The housing crisis is a human crisis; the Government must take responsibility and start made a serious effort fix it
Shelter says post-Grenfell plan 'doesn’t commit a single extra penny' for new-builds while Labour branded it 'pitiful'.
He also refuses to consider reversing housing benefit cuts.
The news was buried in a statement issued just days before Parliament breaks for the summer.
Lord Porter also said Theresa May wasn't serious about 'fixing' the housing crisis.
Labour accuses ministers of burying bad news ahead of England match.
Dame Judith Hackitt’s long-awaited report was widely condemned by politicians and industry experts.
'Action of this kind is rare and is not taken lightly, but I simply cannot ignore the scale of the problems facing Northamptonshire.'
The sheer breadth and depth of the housing crisis means the urgency and importance of the job has never been higher
Grenfell is top of his in-tray
'Right to rent' strategy said to encourage landlords to rent to tenants with 'British-sounding names'.
A sick and frail 92-year-old widow threatened with deportation, says she is "overwhelmed" to be allowed to stay in Britain
The government is enacting a tough crackdown on landlords who knowingly house illegal immigrants - that was previously condemned
International students in the UK will be banned from working while they are studying, and will be forced to leave when their
The parents of a little girl killed in a car accident have won their battle for their Zimbabwean relatives to gain visas
I have rarely felt so ashamed, or so angry. David Cameron, it seems, regards it as a "moral duty" to cut taxes - but not to save desperate migrants from drowning in the Mediterranean. By comparison, Marie Antoinette ("let them eat cake") was compassion incarnate.
The Tories and Ukip's "rather ugly noises" about immigrants are putting off Indian students from coming to Britain, Vince
Sixty universities and private colleges have been banned from sponsoring any new international students to enrol and study
David Cameron is said to be considering making the job of immigration minister a Cabinet-level position and handing it to
The government is unable to admit that there are different kinds of immigration: immigration that works for Britain and immigration that doesn't. For example, in his first speech, the new Immigration Minister James Brokenshire didn't seem to differentiate between a highly-skilled engineer coming to work in the UK, or postgraduate students carrying out research and low skilled migration.