The Centre for Economics and Business Research have published their latest report for Legal and General examining the importance of the ‘Bank of Mum and Dad’ in helping people buy homes in the UK. But how crucial is its role, and what does that tell us about the state of the housing market? This blog explains.
Finding the right balance between delivering enough new homes and protecting the Green Belt is a challenge that councils across the country are encountering as they prepare new Local Plans. On the one hand there is pressure from government to ensure that enough new homes are built to help address the housing crisis. On the […]
The media is full of reports that we are in the grip of a housing crisis. The government is taking more and more action to try to address it through schemes like Help to Buy and reforming the planning system. But what is the evidence that a housing crisis even exists? This blog reveals 11 […]