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Housing and planning round-up January 2019

16 Jan 2019 in Briefings

This month’s round-up features the report from the Independent Commission on Social Housing, and includes data on right to buy and deaths of homeless people, the building safety review, faster planning decisions and the latest consultations.


The National Infrastructure Commission Partnership

15 Jan 2019 in Briefings

The NIC has announced five cities and city regions that it will provide tailored support to improve delivery of housing, and economic growth and transport improvements. The authorities will work with the NIC to develop strategies to improve local transport connections, unlock job opportunities and deliver much-needed new homes.






Housing and planning round-up December 2018

13 Dec 2018 in Briefings

Fire safety, homelessness, sales of social housing and the future of the planning system all feature in this month's housing and planning round-up. There are also details of ongoing consultations covering high street planning, classifying second homes as holiday lets and shared ownership schemes


Going to town – putting towns on the policy map

10 Dec 2018 in Briefings

There has been less focus on towns as ‘engines of growth’ for the national economy, yet millions of people live, work, shop and socialise in towns. This briefing provides an overview of research and approaches used by governments to support towns in the UK and Ireland.


Putting Health into Place

29 Nov 2018 in Briefings

NHS England's Healthy New Towns is a three year programme to look at how health and wellbeing can be planned and designed into new places. How can partners collaborate effectively? What are the key principles involved and what are the main challenges?


Housing and planning round-up November 2018

14 Nov 2018 in Briefings

Private renting, homelessness, universal credit and the Letwin review of housebuilding all feature in this month's housing and planning roundup. There are also details of ongoing consultations covering the leasehold system, regulation in Scotland, and classifying second homes as holiday lets.