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The Homes and Communities Agency has appointed four new board members, including Richard Blakeway, former housing adviser to Downing Street.
Grainger has welcomed the government’s Housing White Paper and it’s backing for the private rented sector (PRS), which will form a key element of its strategy to the year 2020.
The government is working up plans to provide public land and money for new modular construction factories in a bid to kick-start the sector.
The government has signalled a move towards higher density development in Britain ahead of the publication of its landmark housing white paper.
Research produced exclusively for Property Week has revealed the areas of the country that have seen the highest levels of housebuilding since 2011 - as well as the areas that are least affordable for first-time buyers.
The emphasis of last week’s housing white paper - more green than white in nature - was on consultation, with a helpful emphasis on multi-tenures and on a diverse and broadening array of players that can contribute. The industry now has a chance to help shape practical policy for the sector as a whole.