2023-08-25T11:32:00+01:00By Ciaran Nerval
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has today published progress updates on its separate ongoing reports on the housebuilding and private rented sectors (PRS), which aim to create new outcomes for the housing sector to support businesses, tenants and the economy.
2023-08-25T13:00:00+01:00By Lewis Berrill
A government planning inspector has ruled in favour of St Helens Borough Council’s compulsory purchase order (CPO) for a pub to make way for a major town centre redevelopment.
2023-08-24T12:04:00+01:00By Ciaran Nerval
Building on just 1.4% of the green belt would accommodate the government’s target of 1m new homes before the next general election, according to a new report.
2023-08-24T10:30:00+01:00By Ciaran Nerval
The cost of meeting the Department of Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHCs’) building safety standards for high-rise residential properties could reach almost £3bn, according to a government impact assessment.
2023-08-16T13:11:00+01:00By Ciaran Nerval
The Housing Forum has written to housing secretary Micheal Gove to express concerns over new rules requiring second staircases in tall buildings.
2023-08-08T06:00:00+01:00By John Godfrey
At the heart of the government’s ‘levelling-up’ initiative is the belief that the country needs bold policies committed to improving the lives of all its citizens, rather than simply fuelling economic prosperity in concentrated bubbles.
2023-08-02T14:47:00+01:00By Ciaran Nerval
Experts from across the planning, property and construction sectors have slammed an increase in planning fees after it emerged the funding raised will not be ringfenced, dubbing it a “kick in the teeth” for developers.
2023-08-02T00:00:00+01:00By Helen Gordon
With housing likely to be a key focus of any election campaign, there have been several positive signs recently that both sides understand that supply is the fundamental issue and a driver of the housing crisis, which is encouraging.