The issue is a case study in where power lies in this country.
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It can be done, but it requires a great deal of political ambition.
Housing. We need a Macmillan-style drive to build new homes – even if it means loosening the Green Belt
Javid’s plans are shaping up to be a last-ditch attempt to hit his target within the constraints of the present system.
You don’t have to like its architecture to recognise the success of its development
She said during her leadership campaign that “we need to do far more to get more houses built”. Which is why she should support his plan.
It would be a betrayal of every value we hold dear if we deny the next generation the chance to own their own homes.
The previous administration saw private landlords as part of the problem instead of part of the solution.
What stands in the way of the homes, jobs and savings proclaimed on the masthead of this site is not a state that’s too liberal, but one that’s not liberal enough.
Lower energy bills. New homes. More (and better schools). Less low-skilled migration. The tests that May’s social reform must pass.
The new Government can’t realistically aim to target its programme on everyone. To govern is to choose.
Government departments are too slow to release land for disposal – frustrating the chance for new homes.
There is a huge amount of talk about solving the problem, but too little effective action.
A gross generational unfairness has arisen in the opportunity to buy a home, and it must be rectified.
He put housing at the centre of his second term, and leaves his successor a handsome head start on meeting the capital’s needs.
The post-war New Towns are a great inspiration and demonstration of what can be achieved with determination.
We should also change the tax system to give local authorities skin in the game.