Residential Planning & Policy

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Government endorses Farmer Review recommendations

20 July 2017

Ministers have endorsed the government-commissioned Farner Review into the future of the construction industry.

Martin Tett Bucks CC LGA

Councils offered experts to tackle housing crisis

18 July 2017

Councils will be offered independent experts who can advise on projects linked to housing and homelessness.

Sajid Javid

Javid to relaunch £2.3bn housing fund

4 July 2017

Sajid Javid, the minister charged with the government’s response to the Grenfell tragedy, will re-announce the government’s £2.3bn Housing Infrastructure Fund (HIF) today.

Grenfell Tower

Government to launch 'major national investigation' into building cladding

27 June 2017

Prime Minister Theresa May has pledged to launch a “major national investigation” after results showed cladding on 95 buildings has now failed tests being undertaken in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire.

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Titlestone Robert Orr

Titlestone hits £2bn lending mark five years after launch

20 July 2017

Titlestone Property Finance has reached the milestone of £2bn in drawn-down facilities five years after the residential development lender was founded.

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Jean-Marc Vandevivere

Teaming with BTR backers a win-win for councils

18 July 2017

With local authorities struggling with central government cuts, it’s unsurprising many have turned to commercial property as an alternative source of income, as shown by Woking Borough Council’s purchase of Dukes Court last week