Construction and development
An in depth look at the development of social and affordable housing, planning rules, section 106 agreements, regeneration and sustainable construction.
Fewer English housing associations are reporting having enough finance in place to cover the next 18 months than previously.
Housing associations have failed to build 18,500 homes since 2009 as a result of investing £2.4bn in commercial activities, a thinktank has claimed.
Contractor Keepmoat is expected to be taken over by a pair of private equity investors.
Persimmon has today announced total revenue up 33% in the first six months of 2014 and sales to housing association partners up by 10% on the same period last year.
A Coventry-based housing association has launched a smartphone and tablet app to raise awareness of its work.
A contract between a developer and Scotland’s second-largest housing association is being investigated by the Scottish Housing Regulator and Audit Scotland.
Bovis Homes has today reported a surge in pre-tax profit and turnover driven by an increase in house prices in the south east of England.
If part of London’s success is its ability to make its own planning decisions, perhaps it’s time we let urban centres do the same, says Jon Neale
The new housing minister’s call to build more bungalows is misguided, writes Colin Wiles
Danish bank Danske has become the latest to set out plans to lend to English housing associations.
Campaign group Brighton’s Future says not enough is done by politicians to tackle the housing crisis
Soon after he was appointed in 2010, communities secretary Eric Pickles said his ‘priorities were localism, localism and localism’.
How far should the government go to buy off local opposition to new garden cities?
JV North’s award of £34.8m reflects a matching of demand with viability
An astounding 77% of successful bids so far for the latest round of affordable housing grant funding were for one and two-bedroom homes