Construction and development
An in depth look at the development of social and affordable housing, planning rules, section 106 agreements, regeneration and sustainable construction.
Enfield Council has approved the first phase of a development that will provide 2,000 affordable and social homes.
Boris Johnson has been accused of ‘robbing Londoners of affordable housing’ over his decision to grant planning permission to an £8bn redevelopment in Earl’s Court.
Just 5% of England’s housing stock is fully accessible to older people and a quarter of homes have no accessibility features at all, a think tank has warned.
Boris Johnson has been branded ‘outrageously blasé’ after refusing to answer questions from Labour politicians on whether he will hit his affordable housing target.
Housing associations in Northern Ireland reported a 28.6% increase in their combined surplus for last year.
Housing associations can bid for the remaining £800m grant available under the 2015/18 affordable homes programme from today.
The number of new homes registered in the public sector has dropped by 11% in Q2 of 2014, according to statistics released by the National House Building Council (NHBC) today.
If you are an environmentalist you must be against building millions of new homes, right?
A strategy to increase the housing options for elderly people would have a positive impact on the young and old
The Lyons review paves the way for new homes, but Kathleen Kelly says we need more to ensure housing protects against poverty.
Although calls for a strategy to fix Britain’s broken housing market are not new, the Lyons review should be a catalyst for fresh thought and action to solve the housing crisis
The Lyons Review is the most significant report on new housing supply in years but it’s much more convincing on private sector housebuilding than social housing.
Today, Ed Miliband announced a swathe of new measures to increase house building in response to the Lyons Housing Review.
A new report by the National House Building Council looks at the unprecendented decline in small house builders
Aman Sahota from Lewis Silkin argues that a new ‘use class’ in planning regulations is not the way to encourage institutions to invest in the private rented sector