Saturday, 01 October 2016

Inside out

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The Wrong Pedal

Wed, 14 Sep 2016

Neighbourhood Plans are hindering not helping the delivery of new homes, says Colin Wiles

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The Corbyn effect

Wed, 7 Sep 2016

What are the prospects for housing in the new political landscape? Colin Wiles writes.

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Invest, invest, invest

Wed, 3 Aug 2016

Now is the time for a shift in government policy, writes Colin Wiles

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Divided house

Fri, 24 Jun 2016

The divide opened up by the referendum extends to tenants and housing association heads, says Colin Wiles

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Government by ministerial diktat

Wed, 15 Jun 2016

The Housing and Planning Act gives ministers the power to overrule local decisions, says Colin Wiles

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Planning gain?

Fri, 27 May 2016

The government’s flagship planning framework was supposed to boost house building but has made little difference, says Colin Wiles

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The theory of everything

Tue, 17 May 2016

The housing crisis is at the heart of most social, political and economic problems, says Colin Wiles

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Victorian values?

Wed, 4 May 2016

Fixing the housing crisis depends upon understanding the lessons of the past, writes Colin Wiles

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Burning bridges

Tue, 19 Apr 2016

Mega-mergers will create serious risks and dangers for the housing association sector, writes Colin Wiles

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Rustat re-visited

Tue, 5 Apr 2016

Developers continue to evade their responsibility to provide affordable homes, writes Colin Wiles.

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Green vision defect

Tue, 15 Mar 2016

By ruling out development on green belt land, the two main candidates to be London’s mayor have failed in their duty to priced-out Londoners, writes Colin Wiles.

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From the summit

Thu, 3 Mar 2016

Last week’s housing summit was a disappointment, writes Colin Wiles

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Annus horribilis

Mon, 21 Dec 2015

Colin Wiles reflects on a horrid year for housing associations.

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Be heard - respond

Mon, 14 Dec 2015

Everyone in UK housing should respond to the latest consultation on planning writes Colin Wiles

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'Let us go backwards together'

Tue, 8 Dec 2015

The government’s obsessive focus on home ownership is regressive and counter-productive, writes Colin Wiles

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A promise already broken?

Tue, 17 Nov 2015

The Conservatives’ manifesto commitment is already crumbling writes, Colin Wiles

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Words corrupted...

Tue, 3 Nov 2015

The Housing Bill’s impact assessment mangles the definition of words, writes Colin Wiles

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The beginning of the end?

Fri, 30 Oct 2015

Today’s ONS decision is very troubling indeed, writes Colin Wiles

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Dear David....

Mon, 19 Oct 2015

A response to David Orr’s defence of the deal.

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Bill of wrongs

Tue, 13 Oct 2015

Here is my immediate reaction to the Housing Bill

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