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Labour’s Green Paper: Housing For the Many

Last week saw the publication of Labour’s Green Paper on social housing. Like all good housing announcements, it came with a big number target – 1 million “genuinely affordable” homes over ten years. And like recent housing papers from the incumbent government, it wasn’t short on proposals to shake-up delivery.

By Rebecca Larkin at 24 Apr 2018

Housing – It All Starts With Planning

Theresa May delivered another speech last week where her fake brick backdrop perhaps garnered more reaction than what she was actually saying. For those that were listening, her words seemed to repeat a favourite message that private sector house builders should be targeting build volumes rather than profits and that the green belt should remain sacrosanct – one of those more expected from a Conservative Prime Minister than the other.

By Rebecca Larkin at 16 Mar 2018

300,000 homes – The Full Measure

One of the more eye-catching things to come out of the Budget last week was the Chancellor’s pledge for 300,000 new homes per year in England.

By Rebecca Larkin at 1 Dec 2017

Autumn Budget 2017 – A closer look at the housing announcements

It wasn’t until two-thirds of the way through the Budget that the Chancellor’s focus turned to housing and he unveiled his headline-grabbing announcements. They were pretty hard to ignore: £44 billion of funding, loans and guarantees to increase net additional housing supply to 300,000 homes a year by the mid-2020s and the abolition of stamp duty for 95% of first-time buyer purchases. But what does this mean in practice?

By Rebecca Larkin at 1 Dec 2017

Stamp duty changes in the Budget – what are the options?

Stamp duty, or Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) to use its official name, is paid on the purchase of residential properties, the purchase of non-residential property such as shops, offices or agricultural land, and is also paid on new non-residential leases.

By Rebecca Larkin at 1 Nov 2017

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