Urban form also matters if the housing supply is to be increased in a way that is popular. A good community relies on the way buildings connect to each other.
Posts Tagged: Housing
This is the way to regenerate high streets and boost the supply of affordable housing. Yet planning policies are still too obstructive.
It’s easy to demand more, or for unscrupulous firms to wail at being reined in. But to govern is to decide.
Nicky Morgan: Threats, intimidation, violence, and trolling. Something is rotten in the state of our democracy.
Those who turn a blind eye to MPs being labelled mutineers are playing with a fire which will eventually consume them too.
The Immigration Minister explains how the Government intends to do so without imposing a hard border with the Republic of Ireland.
After Poundbury, the Prince of Wales is doing it again – more beautiful new homes are on the way.
Chris Philp: Building more homes is not enough – let’s reserve a proportion of them for UK residents
Increasing supply is important, and so is making sure that young Britons have a chance to get on the ladder.
It would be the logical next step after taking back control from Brussels. And it would pull the rug from under Corbyn’s feet.
Javid has correctly identified the problem. Now he needs to spot who the true culprits are, and what can be done to prevent them causing further harm.
Developers must hand over the payments agreed – and councils need to put more thought into spending it effectively.
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.
Andrew Wood: Yes, Singapore really is an example we can learn from. But not for the reasons some Tories give.
It is not especially low tax, nor is it unregulated – though it is certainly a more business-friendly environment then the UK. Here is why it works.
Michael Fallon: We must revive the Conservative ideal of a capital-owning democracy. Here’s how to make a start.
20 per cent of Royal Mail is now owned by its staff and small investors – a privatisation I undertook. That’s what we should be doing with our remaining state shareholdings.
Plus: We need a Housing Minister who will do for new homes what Michael Heseltine did with development corporations in the 1980s.
With 6,000 properties lying empty, the Secretary of State has intervened over the failure to produce a local plan.