The White Paper called on the sector to link up to tackle the housing crisis. But what do the participants make of it? Inside Housing’s news team joins up the pieces
The sector should acknowledge the difference in tone in the White Paper compared with that of the previous government, says Steve Douglas
Paradigm chief and former Department for Communities and Local Government civil servant Matthew Bailes gives his view on the White Paper
Ratings agency Moody’s has warned the Housing White Paper’s emphasis on scaling up housing association development will drive negative credit ratings for the sector.
OPINION: Jules Birch awards the White Paper scores out of 10 based on tests he set in advance
The White Paper signals the end of an assumption that the market would right itself, but the measures announced are weak, says Emma Maier
OPINION: While there is a noticeable shift in improving standards in the private rental market, housing options for people at all stages of their life should have been a focus of the Housing White Paper, says David Cowans
The White Paper ducked the issue of the green belt, but measures to boost brownfield land development can help tackle rural housing need, says Boris Worrall
The White Paper places an onus on councils to ensure more homes are delivered, but are they really up to the challenge? asks Susan Emmett
WHITE PAPER: The White Paper should be welcomed by rural housing providers but there is scope for the government to go further, says Sue Chalkley
WHITE PAPER: House builders have warned the government of “unintended consequences” over its plans to strengthen councils’ compulsory purchase order (CPO) powers on “stalled” sites.
WHITE PAPER: Read communities secretary Sajid Javid’s full speech to parliament introducing the Housing White Paper.
WHITE PAPER: Where does the climbdown on Starter Homes leave affordable housing? Jules Birch shares his initial impressions of the White Paper.
WHITE PAPER: Local authorities which fail to deliver housing delivery targets set through standard measures will get “caned”, the Homes and Communities Agency chair has warned.
WHITE PAPER: The Housing White Paper will not fix the housing market overnight, but does provide a blueprint for change, says Genesis’ Neil Hadden
WHITE PAPER: The National Housing Federation has welcomed the government’s White Paper, but called for more to be done to release land for developments.
WHITE PAPER: The government wants homes built through councils’ private housing companies to be subject to Right to Buy, the Housing White Paper has revealed.
WHITE PAPER: The government has abandoned its manifesto pledge to build 200,000 Starter Homes this parliament, and require 20% of the homes on all new developments.
WHITE PAPER: The government will prepare new guidelines to encourage councils to use compulsory purchase order (CPO) powers to intervene in the housing market and stimulate new building.
WHITE PAPER: The government will introduce a standard method of assessing housing need for councils in a radical shake-up of Local Plans, introduced in today’s Housing White Paper.
WHITE PAPER: The government will set out a new rent standard for social landlords for the period after 2020 “in due course” to help housing associations build.
WHITE PAPER: The National Housing Federation has written to housing minister Gavin Barwell to push housing associations’ case as developers of privately rented homes.
The initial headlines of the long-awaited Housing White Paper have been released – but how much of the policy is actually new? Pete Apps takes a closer look at the announcements so far
The government will “change focus” from Starter Homes to a wider range of affordable housing in its much-anticipated Housing White Paper, due to be released later today.
The government will look to increase the availability of longer rental tenancies as it seeks to boost institutional investment in Build to Rent in tomorrow’s Housing White Paper.
Associations are dramatically stepping up their land-buying activities, but more needs to be done by planners to release sites for development, says Savills’ Chris Buckle
House builders are calling for a presumption in favour of development on suitable brownfield sites as the final lobbying over content of the long-awaited Housing White Paper takes place.
Rent policy is surprisingly complex and deregulation is not a panacea, says Matthew Bailes
Yorkshire Building Society’s chief economist Andrew McPhillips gives his view on what the White Paper should include
Sector figures are expecting key changes to the Starter Homes policy as the publication of the long-awaited Housing White Paper draws closer.
The Housing White Paper will reveal how committed the government really is to solving the housing crisis, says Terrie Alafat
With the long wait for publication of the Housing White Paper almost over, Jules Birch sets out 10 questions that need answers