New thinking on homelessness gives cause for hope
Home Sweet Home is challenging obsolete attempts to address the housing crisis
Housing dominated the political agenda in 2016 like never before. Decades of underinvestment and bad policy across all tenures created a dysfunctional housing system.
The recession didn’t just make things worse, it lit the fuse that has resulted in an explosion of housing need.
Council housing lists grow ever longer. Homelessness, including child homelessness, has reached epidemic proportions. Affordability in the rental and purchase sectors has gone out of reach for many people, including...
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Private rental sector remains strong despite Covid-19
Demand continues to outstrip supply in both residential and PRS markets, while developers adapt new build designs to take the pandemic into account
How the programme for government will shape housing
Several strategic changes offer an opportunity for positive reform of planning and development
Comment: US must defuse Covid-19’s ticking time bomb of debt
The United States cannot defeat the pandemic like a military foe but it can learn from looking back at its post-war economic recovery