Thirty-five towns and villages across East Suffolk have begun work on extra measures to protect their areas from speculative developments.
Work is progressing well on a key housing development in East Suffolk.
Relationship breakdowns and families looking to upsize are some of the reasons being cited for a surge in demand for rental properties.
A former pub that called last orders more than five years ago is set to be converted into homes after plans were given the go-ahead.
Thousands more homes for older people will be provided in east Suffolk in the next two decades after community leaders were told they needed to take more action to help the fastest growing sector of the population.
Long-delayed plans for 150 homes in Bungay have finally been given approval, following four years of wrangling.
Plans to provide environmentally-friendlier homes have been outlined by a Suffolk council, as part of measures to address the climate emergency.
As the coronavirus pandemic lingers on into May, the UK housing market continues to suffer as sales are on hold until lockdown eases.