recent quotes

"Having listened carefully to concerns, the government will consult on banning the use of combustible materials in cladding systems on high-rise residential buildings."

James Brokenshire, Statement to the House of Commons 17th May 2018

"From conversations with social sector landlords, it has become apparent that they are having to take decisions about how to prioritise important services, repairs and maintenance work and investment in new homes. The government has listened to their concerns, discussed the issue in Cabinet, and decided that, although social landlords have made good progress on replacing unsafe cladding, it is right to provide further support. It is therefore today announcing additional funding for the social sector. "

DCLG, Press Release, 16th May 2018

"The current planning system in England does not work effectively in the long-term public interest of communities or the nation."

, Town & Country Planning Association Interim Report of the Raynsford Review of Planning in England, 15th May 2018


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Sector investment and diversification is rising

Sub-market rent less than half of Homes England-funded starts

The sector's investment in new housing rose from 7.3 billion in 2016/17 to 10.0 billion in 2017/18. Over the same period, the proportion of starts on site in schemes funded by Homes England that were for sub-market rent fell from 56.3% to 43.5%.

For more information, see the latest edition of the HRS Review.

2018 Members Conference

Our thirteenth Members' Conference took place on 5th June 2018 at the Institute of Directors in London. Slides and summaries of the presentations from the Conference are available in the members' area.

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