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Now Boris Johnson wants to shake up … shared ownership

Homeownership is in the prime minister’s sights as he plans for a snap election

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Housing crisis? What housing crisis?

A recent report’s finding that the UK doesn’t need more housing supply is challenging long-held assumptions

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Councils: The new master developers

The £600m recently granted for housing infrastructure is a leap forward for local authorities and need not shut out the private sector either

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Your essential guide to extra care housing

Where’s the work and who is doing it in this growing sector

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How will Johnson’s government transform housing policy?

Communities secretary Robert Jenrick and housing minister Esther McVey look set to focus on driving up homeownership – but Brexit hangs over funding decisions

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Building Better, Building Beautiful report: Style and substance?

The commission’s interim findings address questions of planning and engagement but there’s less about resource

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Profile: Master developer Urban&Civic

Managing director Robin Butler on quality, reliability, and how to get what you want from housebuilders

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Spending Review: Analysing housing’s chances

What investment in housing does the industry need from the government – and what is it likely to get?

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Boris or Jeremy: what will it mean for housing?

Analysis: What plans the rival Tory leadership candidates could have for built environment policy

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Barking fire: what can we learn?

The blaze at a Building Regs-compliant, timber-clad residential block prompts searching questions

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Regional inequality: what’s the plan?

The initial findings of the UK2070 Commission inquiry into city and regional inequalities confirm what we already know. So what are we doing about it?

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Larkhill housing scheme: radical collaboration

A time-constrained project for military housing is an exemplar of collaboration between rival timber frame firms

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HAs: caught in a cross-subsidy trap?

Housing associations’ increased dependence on revenue from private sales could leave them over-exposed to market fluctuation

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