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Posts Tagged: Housing
There is a huge cost to the NHS and social care services when landlords fail to provide energy efficient homes.
We have already published an article by the former Minister about his new book, and will be linking to each of its chapters as they are published.
James Fredrickson: Commitment to expanding the housing supply is welcome news – but the private sector must lead the way
Expanding the supply of available land means reviewing access to the green belt. It is contentious but nothing worth doing comes easy.
Ideas for the Budget 5) James Kirkup: Ditch the surplus target. Build new towns. Raise inheritance taxes and boost universal credit.
The Social Market Foundation isn’t tied to any party. We’re centrists – our advice and ideas on offer to anyone who wants to put common sense ahead of ideology.
The failure to deliver on the promise to provide them with a right to buy is a missed opportunity.
Knocking down semi-detached and detached homes is the wrong way to increase the housing density – build on the post-industrial land instead.
Ideas for the Budget 2) Andrew Lilico: How Hammond can create sovereign wealth funds to invest in housing
Plus: the official measure of inflation should be changed; student funding requires reform; and the Chancellor must prepare for No Deal.
Our proposals on how to do so will be brought forward next year. In so doing, we will drive our commitment to get net migration down to sustainable levels.
A quick and modest change in the regulations would allow local authorities to build more on their own land.
To reduce investment in infrastructure or R&D is to take away from the future – just as surely as running up unsustainable debt does.
This will mean that the Party must enter uncomfortable territory and embrace taxes on wealth and inheritance.
The Government needs to announce a hit list of five to ten councils where they will intervene where the gap between delivery and target is greatest.
Young people eat out, often several times a week – my fiancée and I could only afford to eat out once a month at most. They are also better paid, absolutely and relatively.
One radical option would be a new DCLG housing fund that local authorities would be able to bid for, if they can show there is support for more homes in their area.