Month: November 2016

Meeting the targets? A look at this week’s housing annoucements

This week has already seen two major announcements made about housing policy in Britain. On Monday, at the Commons Questions to the Communities Secretary, Sajid Javid announced that the Housing White Paper, which was expected this month, will now be published in January. Then on Tuesday, the Mayor of London, gave more detail to his …

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Is Devolution the Answer to Britain’s Housing Crisis?

This week the think-tank Localis released their much-anticipated report on the role local authorities can play in developing housing policies that will deliver more new homes, Power Behind the Home: Why devolving housing powers will build more homes. The paper makes the case for why local authorities must and need to be granted more power …

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New Housing Announcements Welcome – But More Needed in White Paper?

The Government has today announced a number of new measures to help boost housebuilding across the country. The package includes: A new ‘capacity fund’ of £18 million, which councils can apply for funding from to boost planning resources on major sites, usually for projects of 1,500 homes or more. It is hoped these extra resources …

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Supporting the Armed Forces Covenant

Earlier this year Nudge Factory was proud to sign up to the Armed Forces Corporate Covenant. As Remembrance Day approaches, it seems appropriate to highlight just what a good scheme it is, and encourage others to similarly sign up to the Covenant and support our country’s servicemen and women. The truth is, the Covenant itself …

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