This week marked the publication of the Greater Manchester Spatial Plan. We examine what this could mean for housing supply in the city region and for the future of the greenbelt.
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The 12 Urban Myths of ChristmasMyth #8: The cost of credit is driving up house prices
Has cheap credit really led to high house prices - or is there something else at play?
Leaders polled in the first-ever UK City Leaders' Survey identified housing supply as a top policy priority, whether for social rent or new homes – it's now time for them to start building
The 12 Urban Myths of ChristmasMyth #4: Cheap land is an asset for city economies
Should cheap land be on cities’ wishlist to Santa? Yonder peasant, who is he? Where and what his dwelling? Sire, he lives a good league hence, Underneath the mountain Right against the...
Places assumed to have weak local economies, hollowed-out by a workforce commuting elsewhere, may instead be thriving
Expensive cities aren’t building enough housing to address their shortages – how the Government resolves this will be decisive for the future of our cities.
Why the Government’s new commission on housing design will struggle to deliver more homes
Ahead of next week’s budget, it is rumoured that the Chancellor will make it easier to convert shops into homes. How exactly he will do this is unknown, but it sounds like he will expand...
As robots take over the world of work, this report investigates the types of skills that humans will increasingly need to succeed in the future.
The Government's proposals will mean more houses are built, but bolder reform is needed to free up land in high-demand cities