Construction and development
An in depth look at the development of social and affordable housing, planning rules, section 106 agreements, regeneration and sustainable construction.
A round up of what’s happening in the housing sector this week - 20 - 24 October
The winners of the 2014 Sustainable Housing Awards have been revealed to a packed audience at a glitzy, environmentally-friendly, ceremony today in the Lancaster London Hotel.
Plymouth Community Homes (PCH) has secured £30m in one of the cheapest ever fixed long term deals in the social housing sector
A contractor has been appointed to begin work on a brownfield site in Leeds where more than 1,000 new homes will be delivered.
Fewer than one in five English councils have adopted a local plan that fully complies with the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF).
The English social housing regulator will subject associations to less frequent but more ‘forensic’ investigations under a radical overhaul of its operations from 1 April.
A round-up of our coverage of the Lyons Housing Review, which was launched on today by Ed Miliband.
So what clues does the Lyons Review offers us about housing up to 2020? Here are some more thoughts.
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