Michael thirkettle bw 2018

Why the social and affordable housing crisis shows no signs of abating


With affordable homes becoming unaffordable, McBains surveyed 100 housebuilders on theie views of the future. The responses were less than inspiring…

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National Planning Policy Framework - reaction


The revised draft of the National Planning Policy Framework was announced on Monday, with the new formula set to boost housing targets across southern England. We canvassed the industry for reaction

Adam mursal bw 2018

Can modular housing deliver for the private rented sector?

2018-01-30T06:30:00+00:00By Adam Mursal

Increasing the volume of modular housing has been touted as a key method in reaching ambitious housing targets. But can the model work?

2017 steve douglas

Housing: Will it ever get a settled housing strategy?


The housing sector once again finds itself frustrated at the loss of continuity and uncertainty over the future direction of housing policy

Ian mulcahey bw 2017

Regional renaissance: fuelling the Midlands engine in England


If the Midlands is to capitalise on Northern Powerhouse and HS2 developments, it needs to consider its biggest challenges

Noble Francis

CPA/Barbour ABI Index: EU referendum contract fall takes delayed effect


Activity on site remains high, but the fall in contract awards after the EU referendum is happening now

Ed shaw 2017 bw

To build the future of housing, we need to work together 


Tackling the housing crisis appears to be a never-ending battle. Fixing the problem requires a collective approach from business and government

Fergus charlton bw 2017

Javid sets out his stall to boost housebuilding


As a general principle, if you don’t know where you’re starting from you’ll have trouble knowing how to get to where you want to go. So it is with the housing market.

Noble Francis

CPA/Barbour ABI Index: Bouncing back


New construction contract awards picked up in August, after the dip in July

Colm lacey bw 2017

The housing crisis: Should local authorities become developers?

2017-09-11T13:26:00+01:00By Colm Lacey

Could a shift in local councils’ approaches to housing across the UK address the critical needs currently facing authorities?

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