HOUSING

Inclusive housing is on the agenda: what does this mean for planners?

Inclusive housing is on the agenda: what does this mean for planners?

The Housing White Paper could help meet the inclusive housing needs of older and disabled people, says Michelle Horn, Centre for Accessible Environments
10 Ways Technology Will Make Affordable Housing Smarter

10 ways technology will make affordable housing smarter

Hubert Da Costa, Vice President of EMEA at Cradlepoint explores the value of making affordable housing smarter and the technology enabling this
What to consider when carrying out underground projects

What to consider when carrying out underground projects

Structural waterproofing is vital for underground projects. Here's what you should focus on, says Steve Hodgson, Chief Executive, Property Care Association
Rural development plans outlined for The Trossachs National Park

Rural development plans outlined for The Trossachs National Park

Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park are set to undertake significant rural development under a new proposed 5 year plan.
national space standard

What are the implications of the national space standard for the building control profession?

James Carson of Idox examines the national space standard for homes and explains how digital technology could ease pressure on the building control sector
Factory-built homes have many benefits for self-builders

Factory-built homes have many benefits for self-builders

Andrew Carpenter, Chief Executive, Structural Timber Association explains why factory-built homes are becoming an increasingly attractive way of building
Infrastructure challenges are a major barrier to housebuilding

Infrastructure challenges are a major barrier to housebuilding

To build homes faster there must be a focus on overcoming infrastructure challenges, says Natalie Elphicke, Chief Executive, The Housing & Finance Institute
There is no silver bullet to fix the broken housing market

There is no silver bullet to fix the broken housing market

The Housing White Paper failed to recognise two key factors that could fix the broken housing market: buyers and the supply-side. Buildoffsite explains
The Bonfield review – a vision for energy efficiency

The Bonfield review – a vision for energy efficiency

BSRIA’s Tassos Kougionis outlines the progress made in creating more energy efficient buildings, including the recommendations made in the Bonfield review
Housebuilding agenda should not mean poor performing properties

Housebuilding agenda should not mean poor performing properties

Simon Storer, Chief Executive, BRUFMA explains why the government's housebuilding agenda should focus on the quality of new builds as well as the quantity
Housing associations are 'front and centre' in Housing White Paper

Housing associations are ‘front and centre’ in Housing White Paper

David Baybut, Head of Real Estate and Partner at law firm Stephensons outlines the key role housing associations have to play in tackling the shortage of homes
Council housing building programme in South Lanarkshire to double its targets by 2022

Council housing building programme in South Lanarkshire to double its targets by 2022

An ambitious council housing building programme expects to complete 1,000 extra homes by 2022, benefiting South Lanarkshire residents
The Housing White Paper: not much stick and even less carrot

The Housing White Paper: not much stick and even less carrot

Mark Thackerey, Principal Consultant, Walsingham Planning outlines the good, the bad, and the ugly parts of the Housing White Paper
Quality homes must be at the forefront of the government's housing plans

Quality homes must be at the forefront of the government’s housing plans

It is not enough to simply build more houses; rather there should be a focus on creating quality homes. Kim Vernau, CEO of BLP Insurance explains