Land-banking and housing targets are artefacts of the current system – planning reform is worth doing to solve the problems which underpin them, and numerous others too.
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Researcher Guilherme Rodrigues analyses carbon emissions from across the capital to conclude that encouraging density will help cities reach net zero.
Housing expert Anthony Breach responds to the HCLG's long-awaited report on the Government’s proposed new planning system.
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.
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.
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.
Commercial property is undergoing the most radical changes in decades. Here's what the new planning reforms will mean for UK cities.
Meaningful economic rebalancing will be impossible if the Government doesn't match its ambitious homebuilding targets with an ambitious new planning system.
Ending the planning system’s rationing of homes is essential to end England’s systemic shortage of housing.
Ending the planning system’s rationing of homes through its discretionary granting of planning permissions is essential to end England’s systemic shortage of housing, and the housing crises in the most unaffordable cities and large towns.