London property is now seen in terms of its investment potential, rather than something that should be meeting a basic social need for the capital’s residents.
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Worryingly for the housing and construction sectors, personnel changes may signal downgrading of housing policy at a time when housing is growing in importance.
Yesterday the Labour Housing Group published its long-awaited ‘One Nation Housing Policy’ paper – ’50 Policies for Labour’ – beginning the process of providing Labour with a coherent housing strategy for the next General Election.
Ask anyone on a low to middle income renting in London if rents are too high, and you’re only going to get one answer.
Private landlords are out bidding first-time buyers and pushing house prices out of the reach of many young people, according to a new report.
For the sake of appeasing a handful of Tory backbenchers and shoring up the UKIP vote, the government may have just heaped another burden on already hard-pressed tenants.
London Mayor Boris Johnson and energy secretary Ed Davey must do more to ensure Londoners aren’t left out in the cold by rocketing energy bills.
Richard Bassford looks at how renting became the new norm in the UK housing sector.