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House Building Factory

Are you a chicken or an egg?

2nd February 2018

By Adam Challis

 

The off-site manufacturing industry has a problem. It has plenty of friends, but nobody - yet - wants to be its best friend.

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Bright side of the road

22nd December 2017

By Richard Petty

 

Collectively, the social housing sector is at a crossroads. That may be an overused term, but particularly for the leading and largest RPs, it has never felt more apt.

Mayor Flexes His Muscles over Housing NIMBYism

13th November 2017

By Ashley Perry, JLL Senior Project Manager

The UK isn’t building enough homes. This may have been a shocking statement 30 years ago, but today it has almost become a cliché. However, what we have seen recently is renewed political impetus, exemplified by Sadiq Khan’s ambitious housing targets and willingness to intervene in the planning process to get projects moving.

The Problem with LVT (and Why I Support It Anyway)

3rd November 2017

By Adam Challis

Buried deep in the Labour Manifesto - on Pg 86 in fact - was the casual mention of a desire to explore a Land Value Tax. Had the Conservatives run a more effective campaign, it might have got a better airing. As it was, well…

Party Conference Season: What the Conservatives have promised to boost housing supply and increase home-ownership

10th October 2017

By Alexandra Jezeph

Responding to the housing problem carries a new political imperative for Conservatives.   It is hard to dispute the reception of Momentum by young people, but argument over the economic sense of Labour’s housing announcements can be a moot point for those who have no capital, and therefore no stake in capitalism.  Part of Labour’s appeal is simply the offer of change.

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