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 Surrey-based developer has launched a legal challenge against a council’s decision regarding a neighbourhood plan, after it passed a local vote last week.
Genesis Housing Association has seen its annual surplus decrease by just under 10% to £40.1m.
The average selling price for Taylor Wimpey Homes has risen by 10% to £206,000, the house builder revealed in its half year results today.
The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) has confirmed the first disposal of a site for a new development under a public land pilot scheme.
Affinity Sutton has reported a record £75m surplus, despite deciding to limit its exposure to the sales market.
House prices across London have risen by 16.4% in a year, the Land Registry house price index has shown.
Support for new house building has soared since 2010, a government survey of social attitudes has revealed.
New housing and planning minister Brandon Lewis responded to a selection of questions put to him by Inside Housing. Here we present the full text alongside responses from key sector figures.
People seem to be getting the ‘Yes to Homes’ message at last but have the nimbys really had their day?
The loss of 35,000 social rented homes a year is shocking, writes Colin Wiles
What is it about a ‘poor door’ that causes so much outrage?
Stats blog: Political bickering over which government has the better house building record is inevitable, but Daniel Douglas looks at the data behind the squabbling.
We should be careful what we wish for, writes Colin Wiles
A round up of what’s happening in the housing sector this week - 21 to 25 of July.
The borrowing caps placed on councils are constraining their efforts to build, argues Grainia Long