Wednesday, 01 June 2016

Inside out


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


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


Victorian values?

Wed, 4 May 2016

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


Burning bridges

Tue, 19 Apr 2016

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


Rustat re-visited

Tue, 5 Apr 2016

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


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.


From the summit

Thu, 3 Mar 2016

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


Annus horribilis

Mon, 21 Dec 2015

Colin Wiles reflects on a horrid year for housing associations.


Be heard - respond

Mon, 14 Dec 2015

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


'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


A promise already broken?

Tue, 17 Nov 2015

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


Words corrupted...

Tue, 3 Nov 2015

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


The beginning of the end?

Fri, 30 Oct 2015

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


Dear David....

Mon, 19 Oct 2015

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


Bill of wrongs

Tue, 13 Oct 2015

Here is my immediate reaction to the Housing Bill


A fishy deal?

Mon, 12 Oct 2015

There is something fishy about the Right to Buy ‘deal’, writes Colin Wiles


Generation Buy

Thu, 8 Oct 2015

Recent announcements on housing will not boost overall supply, writes Colin Wiles


When federations fail

Fri, 2 Oct 2015

Federal structures hold together when their rules are fair, and observed, writes Colin Wiles


'The future ain't what it used to be'

Wed, 30 Sep 2015

We are in a dangerous place. Could we have seen it coming? asks Colin Wiles.


Shock and Orr

Fri, 25 Sep 2015

Housing associations have six days to sign up the Right to Buy deal. Does it need greater public scrutiny? asks Colin Wiles

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