It is not a fix-all, but I hope its measures will produce a real improvement in the number of people who become homeless in the first place.
Posts Tagged: home ownership
The Government should return to the approach championed in 1988, and abandon the practice of punishing landlords.
Our New Generation programme will be tasked with producing policies in areas that are of pressing concern to voters: tax, enterprise, housing, welfare.
Ayesha Azad and Mark Pengelly: In Woking, we are determined that council tenants must have the chance of home ownership
Our innovative Earn Your Deposit Scheme would give the young a real chance to get on the housing ladder.
If she really is to “dedicate my premiership” to fixing housing growth and home ownership, she will need to throw a chunk of her caution to the winds.
Peter Franklin: “Allowing expansion where it’s needed will mean some building on the green belt.” An open letter to Dominic Raab.
“This is the most important job of your political career so far – and there’s a lot riding on what you make of it. On this one you need to make a difference.”
Local decision-making must be respected if communities are to be confident in embracing development. We need these principles in urban areas too.
When people cannot afford to live in the place where they work they spend more and more of their own time and money commuting on congested trains and roads. We need to broaden the Community Land Trust model to include market housing.
Last June’s election has transformed the debate about capitalism. May must find a strategic response.
Tactical newspaper articles are necessary but insufficient. She should make a series of speeches to set out her stall and try to change the weather.
Making it harder for criminals to hide behind shell companies will boost our international standing and remove a driver of high house prices.
The Moggcast. Episode One. “Austerity in the NHS…will be very hard to continue with, however much there are limited resources.”
The Somerset MP in conversation with ConHome on: social care, housing, Brexit and the Lords, Carillion…and the reshuffle.
Alex Morton: Why the Tory tendency to bash our friends and back our enemies – for example, over student immigration numbers?
The Conservatives need to support genuine allies – such as savers, home owners, small businesses, and the armed forces.
The idea that those now entering old age somehow had it easy is completely wrong. And so is the myth that they are intolerant and narrow-minded.
It’s easy to demand more, or for unscrupulous firms to wail at being reined in. But to govern is to decide.
Nadhim Zahawi: Unfussily, quietly and impressively, Hammond’s Budget has prepared the ground for national recovery
The Chancellor has not suddenly changed who he is; he has carefully analysed the issues we face and plotted out a course of action to build a Britain fit for the future.