Get housing right and you can get an awful lot of other things right, says Gavin Smart - whoever wins the next election must address the chronic lack of housing supply
Imagination is needed to create housing solutions for our baby boomers, says Professor John Ashton
Profits are important, but we must not take our eyes off building homes for the poor, says David Jepson
Edinburgh City Council has approved plans to set up an arm’s-length housing company to kick-start the development of more rented housing.
More than half of the public support the next government borrowing money to build more affordable homes, a poll has found.
Land & Construction
A major house builder has increased its sales revenue to £2bn in the first four months of the year.
Councils would be forced to sell off their most expensive properties when they become empty in order to help fund the Conservatives’ extension of the Right to Buy to housing associations.
Social landlords have joined forces in a bid to compete with the biggest companies for major public contracts.
It is encouraging to see 10 landlords joining forces through a joint venture to enable them to bid directly for public contracts, including the Work Programme
Housing associations are only able to replace one in every five homes sold under the preserved Right to Buy, according to an exclusive snap poll by Inside Housing.