Thursday, 03 September 2015

Inside out


The Long Game

Tue, 18 Aug 2015

The social housing sector needs to avoid knee jerk reactions and play a long game, writes Colin Wiles


What if....

Fri, 14 Aug 2015

What if housing was given a planning fast-track?


Planning defeat

Tue, 11 Aug 2015

The government has been forced to amend planning guidance following a legal defeat


Green belt support slips

Tue, 4 Aug 2015

A new poll shows that more people favour development on the green belt.


Pants on fire

Fri, 31 Jul 2015

Recent attacks on housing associations were riddled with untruths, writes Colin Wiles


The value of nothing

Tue, 28 Jul 2015

The history of art and local government has lessons for us all, writes Colin Wiles


Land Lord!

Tue, 21 Jul 2015

The state of the residential land market is at the heart of the housing crisis, writes Colin Wiles


On subsidy

Wed, 8 Jul 2015

Is social housing subsidised?


Number crunching

Fri, 3 Jul 2015

A response to Chris Walker of Policy Exchange


At the crossroads

Tue, 23 Jun 2015

Colin Wiles looks forward to debating with Policy Exchange at Manchester this week.


Fiscal Myopia

Wed, 17 Jun 2015

Today sees the launch of an important report from SHOUT on social rented housing investment.


Caught in a trap

Tue, 9 Jun 2015

The reduced benefit cap threatens the financial viability of some social landlords, writes Colin Wiles


Green Belt blues

Tue, 26 May 2015

The local plan inquiries in Cambridge and South Cambridgeshire have been suspended. Colin Wiles explains.


What lies ahead?

Tue, 12 May 2015

Post-General Election, housing needs to do some serious long-term thinking, writes Colin Wiles


The housing election?

Thu, 7 May 2015

Housing policy for the next five years will be decided today, writes Colin Wiles.



Tue, 21 Apr 2015

What if the Right to Buy had never happened? Colin Wiles speculates

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Buying votes

Wed, 15 Apr 2015

Colin Wiles writes on Conservative plans to extend the Right to Buy..

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A Martian writes home

Tue, 31 Mar 2015

A Martian, sent to England to report on its housing policy, writes a long postcard home. Translated by Colin Wiles.

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Building on history

Mon, 16 Mar 2015

Social rented housing must make a significant contribution if we are to end the housing crisis within a generation, writes Colin Wiles

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The London strangler

Mon, 9 Mar 2015

London’s Green Belt has a part to play in meeting the capital’s housing needs, writes Colin Wiles.

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