Building the future

As a councillor in southeast England, Sue Bennett sees the disastrous impact of over-development, bad design and substandard

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Shortage of homes in West Midlands

Shortages in affordable housing have the potential to stunt the West Midlands’ economic growth,

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Conservative Party-General Election Called

David Cameron has welcomed the official announcement of the General Election date

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£4.2billion is keeping Britain Building

Housing Minister John Healey has outlined how the power of Government investment has helped keep Britain building

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Three more sites for Public Land Initiative

Sites in Telford, London and Birmingham have been announced as the next three to be developed under the Homes

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Further boost to councils to tackle the tenancy cheats

Housing Minister John Healey has given councils and housing associations another 27,000 hot leads to potential tenancy cheats

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New Commission to boost council building

Housing Minister John Healey and the Local Government Association (LGA) have announced they are launching joint

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Cash for companies to start building smart cities

Eight companies and their collaborative partners have been given grants by the Department of Energy and Climate Change 

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Sustainable remediation framework for UK

The first ever authoritative framework highlighting the importance of incorporating sustainability issues right at the forefront

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LGA responds to Shelter research on housing

Responding to Shelter’s affordable homes league table, Cllr Gary Porter, chairman of the Local Government Association

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Editor's Feature
John Alker
Head of Advocacy,
UK Green Building Council

Time and again studies show that one of the key barriers to the uptake of home energy efficiency and low carb...


Poor housing costs the country billions of pounds,...
the relationship between poor housing and poor health outcomes are well documented. It is important ...
Green by name, green by nature
Paul You say "For example we are delivering new technologies that allow more effective virtual and ...
CRC10 Programme
Once again, a great conference with some excellent speakers and a very well coreographed event.
The 80/80 challenge
Whilst I agree with the point made, with so many conflicting messages (e.g. AAA rated dishwashers us...
The 80/80 challenge
Why are we getting so hung up on insulation when we encourage the use of unnecessary items such as t...