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Election 2019: We round up the main parties’ housing policies

We have rounded up the three main parties’ key manifesto pledges on housing. Download the PDF so you can compare.

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Faster, fairer planning promised in forthcoming green paper

A Government green paper will outline changes to the planning system that will impact on developers, construction firms and housing providers.

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Consultation to usher in “world leading” energy efficiency in UK homes

As expected, the Government has announced a consultation on the Future Homes Standard, focusing on energy standards and ventilation. What will it mean…

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10 key takeaways from the Government’s new National Design Guide

The Government has produced a National Design Guide and will follow up with a National Model Design Code in 2020. What will this mean for developers?

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Offsite Expo – the new premier showcase for offsite build?

Offsite Expo is the new conference for all things concerning offsite construction. Who was there, what was said, and should you go next year?

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Self-Builders: Avoiding the Community Infrastructure Levy?

Calling all self-builders, are you aware of the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL)?

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10 important recommendations to help build quality new homes

An independent report was issued by the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) recently entitled “More Homes, Fewer Complaints”, which looked into the q…

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The Bricks - Top tips for an award winning site

The Bricks - Top tips for an award winning site

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How the new budget announcement affects the housing industry

With the surprise majority victory for the Conservatives in the General Election, this week saw the first Tory budget in nearly 20 years.

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's plans for the housing industry

The appointment of the new leader of the Labour party, Jeremy Corbyn and his shadow cabinet, has generated some mixed views amongst the media with man…

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What can housing take away from the Autumn Statement

We have all been eagerly awaiting the new Chancellor, Phillip Hammond’s announcement for the Autumn statement to see how this will affect housing deli…

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Government to help tackle barriers for SME house builders

For the first time in 30 years the government has announced a plan to directly commission thousands of new homes.

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