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Government failing on target to sell public land for new homes
The aim was to achieve £5bn of land and property sales between 2015 and 2020, but a year into the programme and only £72m worth has been delivered

Jane Dudman

12, Jul, 2016 @2:42 PM

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Only developers, estate agents and homeowners will cash in on Crossrail
By 2025, 60% of Londoners will be renters – they pay for Crossrail through taxes and fares but have nothing to gain from soaring rents and house prices

Harry Blain

12, Jul, 2016 @6:10 AM

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Habitat III: the global housing conference the world must stop ignoring
Following major events on sustainable development and climate change in New York and Paris, Quito’s upcoming conference so far falls short on vision

Leilani Farha

05, Jul, 2016 @6:06 AM

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Could Sweden offer the Labour party pointers for its housing policy?
Secure tenancies, strong unions and better standards characterise Sweden’s housing market – where commercial thinking and public good go hand in hand

Dominic Hinde

04, Jul, 2016 @6:03 AM

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Housing associations keen to keep calm and carry on building
At this week’s CIH conference, social housing leaders and lenders take comfort in low borrowing rates and the government’s reliance on the sector

Luke Cross

29, Jun, 2016 @1:12 PM

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US housing crisis is a stark warning for the UK after the Housing Act
The US has a housing crisis on a scale so far unimaginable here, but new rules to restrict access to social housing put the UK on the same path

Glyn Robbins

21, Jun, 2016 @2:09 PM

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The problem is not London's foreign investors – it's where their money goes
It is possible to discuss housing without being xenophobic – people of all nationalities are treating property as gold bricks and avoiding UK tax

Dawn Foster

03, Jun, 2016 @6:09 AM

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How do you build affordable homes? Hold the land in trust
With land values causing house prices to rise, community land trusts might offer an innovative model to offset costs

Charlie Fisher and Fran Ryan

31, May, 2016 @9:47 AM

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Sadiq Khan attacks empty luxury flats, but his housing policies are also void
While the London mayor attacks foreign investors for using homes as ‘gold bricks’, his policies to tackle the housing crisis are starting to dilute

Dawn Foster

27, May, 2016 @6:16 AM

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Rayners Lane: estate regeneration that puts residents first
Entire communities are razed when regeneration follows the standard, developer-led model. Successful projects put the social landlord in charge

Anne Power

23, May, 2016 @6:13 AM

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Even hipsters and artists should be afraid of gentrification
Bearded men with rolled up jeans may be the most visible aspects of social cleansing, but there will come a time when the developers kick them out too

Dawn Foster

13, May, 2016 @10:05 AM

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Sadiq Khan must decide who to side with: residents or developers?
The London mayoral campaign became the housing campaign – the winner must force government to take demand and affordability more seriously

Dawn Foster

07, May, 2016 @7:31 AM

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