Construction and development
An in depth look at the development of social and affordable housing, planning rules, section 106 agreements, regeneration and sustainable construction.
Industry bodies have welcomed steps towards increasing housing supply in today’s autumn statement, but warned the ‘tame’ package does not go far enough.
Developments of fewer than 10 units could be exempt from section 106 affordable housing payments, under a package of new planning measures announced by the Chancellor today.
Council borrowing caps will be lifted by £300 million to fund the building of 10,000 new homes, the Chancellor announced today.
The sector had better redirect their autumn statement letters to Santa if they want more funding for affordable housing this year, says Pete Apps
The UK government should take note of South Korea’s determination to address its housing problems
At a critical time for the housing sector, Kris Hopkins has the opportunity to put his name down in history as the man who saved it, says Bill Randall