Construction and development
An in depth look at the development of social and affordable housing, planning rules, section 106 agreements, regeneration and sustainable construction.
More than one million people on council house waiting lists live in the top 100 marginal constituencies that will decide the general election, research by a housing association has found.
Housing associations face a battle to complete thousands of affordable homes in just nine weeks, with some warning they could miss the ‘drop dead date’ of March 31.
A Midlands landlord has become the latest to cash in on historic low borrowing rates and smash the sector’s plummeting record for long-term debt.
A left-leaning think tank has called for housing benefit policy to be devolved to Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Two of the UK’s largest local authority pension schemes have announced plans to invest a joint £500m in infrastructure, potentially including social housing.
Developers have contracted to build more homes for social and affordable rent in the north west of England than in any other British region, according to analysis to be published later today.
Eric Pickles broke equality laws by calling in planning decisions regarding Gypsy and Traveller sites that fall within the green belt, the High court has ruled.
The general election is likely to postpone right to light reform
The housing sector needs to look to evolution not revolution if it wants to succeed in the future, says Boris Worrall
Why parties should commit to an agreed quality outcome at tender stage
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To prove they are an important part of the housing solution, Steve Douglas encourages social landlords to try these three straightforward things.
As we move into 2015 it’s time for the housing sector to make itself heard
The extension of the next Affordable Homes Programme should bring more players to the table
There’s no doubt that while right to buy is persona non grata with most housing professionals, senior politicians and the general public are unwaveringly in favour.