Homeful – our hopes for homes in the future

Jo Richardson writes about Homeful, and what can and will be done to end all forms of homelessness for the future

Stopping homelessness before it begins

Trevor Hampton explains why a predict and prevent strategy is vital for preventing people slipping into homelessness as unemployment surges

Preparing social housing for the future

As economic hardship continues to rise in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, Shaun Aldis argues a rise in homelessness doesn’t have to follow

Using data to meet growing housing demands

Ken Lee explains how Housing 360 can support local authorities in addressing and meeting local housing needs

Cities, houses and greenbelt-related problems

What is the relationship between housing and cities? Ahead of the General Election, Andrew Carter explores the policies and problems

How we build 300,000 of the right homes in the right places

Let’s make the current housebuilding system efficient before a new one sets us fresh challenges, says Rico Wojtulewicz

Local authority direct delivery of housing

Tom Kenny looks at the way in which local authorities can help to tackle the current housing crisis

Returning to our council building roots

Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson discusses why Liverpool is turning back the clock and restarting a council house building programme

The battle for planning approval success

There are no short cuts to local authority planning approval, says Sam Dewar, who believes that close co-operation is key to securing success in 2019

Local authority planning: Unravelling the ties that bind

The private sector needs to better appreciate the current parlous state of local authority planning, writes Sam Dewar

Tackling the housing crisis: a planner’s perspective

Where are the future new sites going to come from that will enable us to build the houses we need? Sam Dewar explores

Tackling the Greater South East’s housing crisis

Anthony Breach explains why policy makers need to be braver in addressing the current housing crisis and build on the green belt

The Chartered Institute of Housing annual conference and exhibition is the leading event in the UK housing calendar – and this year, Housing 2016 promises more innovation, ideas and inspiration than ever before. Government Business looks ahead to the show.

Housing and health resources

Online housing tools help improve housing and the health of residents, says Bob Mayho, Principal Policy Officer for the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health.

Planning for tough times

Amid cuts to local authority funding, Mike Harris, deputy head of policy and research at the Royal Town Planning Institute, makes the case for investing properly in planning.

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Event Diary

London Build is set for a huge return to Olympia London’s Grand Hall for our live Expo on the 17th & 18th November. This is going to be one major celebration as we open our doors to the UK's biggest festival of construction!

The Security Event is set to be the first major exhibition to take place in the sector when it opens its doors on 7-9 September 2021 at the NEC in Birmingham and for the first time it will also encompass the National Cyber Security Show.

digitech21 will seek to demystify the increasingly complex technology landscape and will showcase a host of public sector best practice case studies and the very best solution providers, each of whom are helping organisations to transform and improve the way in which the public sector delivers services to the citizen.

Supplier Profiles

Solupak

Solupak is a leading UK manufacturer of water-soluble technology for cleaning products, with more

Metro Prepaid

Metro Prepaid helps Housing Associations optimise electricity usage and collect electricity payme