Governments Housing aims

Speaking yesterday at the Home Builders Federation Policy Forum 2016, Housing Minister Brandon Lewis outlined the Governments housing aims including it’s intention to deliver 1 million homes by 2020.

In his introduction he mentioned the plans in the previous weeks budget announcement: for an economy set to grow faster than any other major advanced country in the world, for a labour market delivering the highest employment in our history, and for businesses that are creating jobs, and building the infrastructure this country needs.

In his speech he covered: Progress on Housing, Challenge for the future, Spending Review last November, Budget measures from last week, Public land, Planning, role of the House Building Industry and the Conclusion in which he stated:

There is still a profound need to build more homes in this country, across all tenures, and support the aspirations of people who want to buy a home.

This will be a defining challenge of our generation, and it’s a prize worth fighting for.

The economic and social legacy will last far beyond any of our lifetimes.

Young people have the same hopes and dreams of past generations, and the same ambitions for the future.

Let’s ensure their hard work can be rewarded with a home of their own.

To read the full speech on the Gov.UK website click here



Allen Walkey

Highly experienced businessman with a successful career in property sales and investment both in the UK and abroad. Now a freelance writer and blogger for the property and Investment Industry, keeping readers up-to-date with changes and events in a rapidly changing world.

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