Construction and development
An in depth look at the development of social and affordable housing, planning rules, section 106 agreements, regeneration and sustainable construction.
Social landlords are increasing the proportion of homes they are building using offsite techniques in a bid to use new approaches to solve the housing supply crisis.
The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) has exceeded its target to release public land for nearly 18,000 homes a month early.
Housing is the most important issue facing London today, a poll of people living in the English capital has found.
The developer of the London housing zone with the lowest percentage of affordable housing has committed to increasing it as the scheme progresses.
The ‘starter homes’ planned by the Conservatives could replace affordable housing in planning agreements, the party has confirmed.
A housing association will build 2,300 more homes in a regeneration programme over the next decade than previously planned due to the scheme receiving housing zone status.
One of Britain’s largest housing associations and a giant infrastructure company have signed a deal to build 1,500 homes at the Olympic Park.
So the national housing strategy now comes down to this ahead of the election: think of a big number and double it.
Without doubt, one of the most dramatic moves made by a housing association in recent years has been Peabody’s acquisition of Thamesmead, says Richard Blakeway
Simon Jenkins is at it again. Colin Wiles responds.
Lies, damned lies and Right to Buy figures
Oops. The final Right to Buy stats before the election show that the reinvigorated policy is delivering less than half the new homes the government previously claimed: one for every 11 sold.
Why pragmatism should be a key word in the housing sector
What is the potential of Building Information Modelling for social landlords?
Thanet is one of the most deprived places in the south east. Housing providers could play a big role in rejuvenating it.