The UK has pledged to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050. This report sets out what needs to change if cities and large towns are to lead the way in helping the Government achieve this goal.
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Housing expert Anthony Breach responds to the HCLG's long-awaited report on the Government’s proposed new planning system.
The Commonwealth Games are due to take place in Birmingham in just over a year. Anthony Breach explores how the city can ensure a legacy is left that allows its city centre economy to flourish.
Planning reform and levelling up sit at the forefront of the Government’s policy agenda with goals of solving the housing crisis and regional inequality. As Anthony Breach explains, although treated as separate initiatives, they are in fact intertwined.
Last week, voters in the West of England elected Dan Norris as their metro mayor. Researcher Guilherme Rodrigues takes a closer look at what the mayor will have to do to raise public awareness of his role and support the city-region in its future growth.
For the eight metro mayors, winning the election is only the beginning – their real task is to make their cities better, more prosperous places to live.
London’s economy has faltered over the past decade; this has big implications for the national economy.
This report investigates the development of the Fast Growth Cities, shining a light on the additional challenges this group has faced due to the pandemic and exploring how best to unlock their further growth and future success.
Senior Analyst Anthony Breach explains how empty homes are a natural part of a healthy housing market and proposes that to fix the current crisis more houses need to be built.
Empty houses and flats put pressure on landlords and property sellers so if we want to solve the housing crisis we need more vacant homes - not less.