Construction and development

An in depth look at the development of social and affordable housing, planning rules, section 106 agreements, regeneration and sustainable construction.


Councils to build 15,000 homes

17/04/2014 | By Kate Youde

Local authorities using self-financing freedoms to fund development

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Grainger to expand PRS drive to regions

17/04/2014 | By Pete Apps

Private landlord claims more opportunities are now available in north

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House builder sells 5,000 homes under help to buy

16/04/2014 | By Pete Apps

Persimmon has sold 5,000 new homes under the help to buy scheme to date, with 38 per cent more sales completed than this time last year.


Building bonanza

17/04/2014 | By Nick Duxbury

Before the reforms to housing revenue accounts, there was speculation about the extent councils would use their powers to build.

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Housing review offers complete picture

15/04/2014 | By Jules Birch

As ever the new UK Housing Review offers a mix of authoritative statistics and some fascinating new insights on housing across all tenures.

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Help or hindrance?

11/04/2014 | By Jules Birch

A year in to Help to Buy, who has it helped and what has the impact been so far?

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