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The Housing Podcast: change of plan

The Housing Podcast is a production of Inside Housing magazine, the UK’s leading publication for the social and affordable housing sector. Listen to find out more about the key issues in housing today, with input from the sector’s leading voices.

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Change of plan

Theresa May has unveiled a raft of tweaks to the government’s planning policies – including an attempt to stop developers dodging affordable housing commitments.

The news desk discusses the key bits with Tom Kenny, housing policy officer at the Royal Town Planning Institute.

Edited by Luke Barratt.

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In a special episode of the Housing Podcast, our business reporter Luke Barratt reports from giant property festival MIPIM on the south coast of France.

Meanwhile, deputy news editor Sophie gives us the lowdown on the National Housing Federation’s finance conference in Liverpool. Edited by Luke Barratt.

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Change of plan

Theresa May has unveiled a raft of tweaks to the government’s planning policies – including an attempt to stop developers dodging affordable housing commitments. The news desk discusses the key bits with Tom Kenny, housing policy officer at the Royal Town Planning Institute. Edited by Luke Barratt.

Listen or download here:

 

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Could that make a difference to the housing crisis?

Featuring an appearance from Elly Shepherd, head of housing and planning policy at London Councils. Edited by Luke Barratt.

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This week’s housing podcast is dedicated to a controversial area of building regulations – desktop studies.

The process, which involves clearing combustible materials for use on high rises without testing them, has been sharply under the spotlight since Grenfell and the government has announced plans to tweak officially guidance to more specifically reference their use.

But are they the correct way forward? Or should they be banned altogether?

Our news team considers the debate, and also run down the other big housing headlines of the week. Edited by Luke Barratt

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Also, we shed some light on Britain’s homelessness problem – and discuss what’s being done about it. Edited by Luke Barratt.

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The Inside Housing news team discusses what that means for regeneration across the country.

Also, we ponder some comments from housing minister Dominic Raab about the green belt. Edited by Luke Barratt.

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