Javid takes on the housing mantle
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Intended as the start of a new era for Theresa May's government, the Prime Minister's hopes of reasserting her authority largely fell flat. Despite the fairly negative reaction however, the latest round of cabinet moves represented a positive step for housing.
Housing takes centre stage in the Autumn Budget
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With issues from alcohol duty to growth forecasts under the microscope, the Autumn Budget included significant announcements on a diverse set of issues. Despite these concerns, attention was focused squarely on the Government?s housing proposals.
Dealing with the shortfall
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According to new research published by Savills this month, a record level of new homes will be built in London this year, with total net completions expected to reach 46,500.
Making a statement
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The country's housing shortage topped Chancellor Philip Hammond's Autumn Statement in November, who promised to deliver a housing market that works for everyone.
Housing and Planning Bill analysis
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Reception to the Housing and Planning Bill, laid before Parliament in October, has been mixed to say the least. With provisions giving social housing tenants a right to buy (RTB), a 1 per cent annual rent reduction in the social rented sector over four years from April, and a pay-to-stay measure charging social housing tenants market rent, critics warn that housing associations, and social housing, could soon be a thing of the past.
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