Increasing Housebuilding in England a major challenge

Report released by the Charity Shelter in August headlined ‘Achieving the Ambition’

In summary they mention: It is widely recognised that increasing housebuilding to the level now required is a major challenge. If we are entering a period of economic uncertainty following the vote to leave the EU then that challenge will be magnified. However the government’s million homes commitment is also a huge opportunity to turn around a weakness for our country and fulfil people’s ambition for a home of their own.

In this paper they set out:

An analysis of how the vote to leave the EU may impact on the housing market and house building, informed by new market projections from Capital Economics. These projections set the context in which one million homes must be built.

Lessons that policy-makers should learn from the housing market slump following the 2007/08 financial crisis – and from the policy responses to it.

A set of policies aimed at increasing housebuilding towards the government’s target of one million homes this Parliament.

To read the reports in full Acheiving the Ambition and Capital Economics Projections 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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