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  • News England has ‘twice as many empty homes as families stuck in B&Bs’, theguardian.com (Dec 24, 2023)

November 2023[edit | edit source]

  • News Housing crisis poses threat to survival of rural communities, CPRE Report, cpre.org.uk (Nov 28, 2023) — CPRE urges government to redefine ‘affordable housing’ to directly link to average local incomes.

October 2023[edit | edit source]

  • News Labour’s housing plans will not solve the affordability crisis, theguardian.com (Oct 15, 2023)
  • News Labour’s supposedly bold ‘new towns’ idea has been tried before. And it failed, Simon Jenkins, theguardian.com (Oct 12, 2023) — These vast sums should be spent improving our ‘second-tier’ cities – not on costly, carbon-guzzling developments in the rural south

September 2023[edit | edit source]

  • News How Sunak’s back-pedalling on net zero could damage efforts to decarbonise Britain’s homes, theconversation.com (Sep 21, 2023)
  • News The organisation transforming derelict homes – and how you can support it, positive.news (Sep 15, 2023)
  • News Lords sink plan to axe homebuilding pollution rules, BBC news (Sep 14, 2023)
  • News Win for local communities as NDMP scrutiny amendment is passed in the Lords, cpre.org.uk (Sep 07, 2023)

August 2023[edit | edit source]

  • News Back to the stone age: the sustainable building material we’ve all been waiting for…, theguardian.com (Aug 06, 2023)
  • News Insulating Britain: while politicians dither, ex-prisoners get the job done, positive.news (Aug 01, 2023)

July 2023[edit | edit source]

  • News Birmingham's Zero Carbon House is doable, scalable and beautiful - and expresses what the "climate majority" want, says Rupert Read, The Daily Alternative (Jul 29, 2023)

June 2023[edit | edit source]

  • News Halt new roads and developments adding to emissions, advisers to tell UK government, The Guardian (Jun 23, 2023) — “scandal” new homes that would continue to contribute to climate change through heating, cooking and poor insulation were still being built, says Lord Deben
  • News Kent and Sussex hosepipe ban announced amid water shortage, BBC News (Jun 19, 2023)
  • News 'Not fit for purpose': Over 100 firms call for UK planning reforms to support nature and net zero, businessgreen.com (Jun 15, 2023)
  • News A model for senior living? London’s commune for older women, positive.news (Jun 14, 2023)

May 2023[edit | edit source]

  • News Local democracy threatened by levelling up bill’s key measures, warns CPRE, cpre.org.uk (May 01, 2023)
  • News Where property prices are set by what local people earn, BBC News (May 01, 2023)

April 3023[edit | edit source]

March 2023[edit | edit source]

  • News New report reveals "growing, invisible homelessness crisis in our countryside, English Rural (Mar 17, 2023)
  • News Builders are making thumping profits by over-charging for new homes – new findings, The Conversation (Mar 07, 2023)
  • News Something radical is happening in Hastings. It might just tell us how to solve Britain’s empty homes problem, bigissue.com (Mar 03, 2023)
  • News Regenerative Thinking: The problem with new housing, Wicked Leeks (Mar 02, 2023)

February 2023[edit | edit source]

  • News Britain is addicted to the wrecking ball. It’s trashing our heritage and the planet, Phineas Harper, The Guardian (Feb 10, 2023)

See also[edit | edit source]

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References[edit | edit source]


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Keywords housing uk, uk news
Authors Phil Green
License CC-BY-SA-4.0
Language English (en)
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Created November 3, 2020 by Phil Green
Modified January 1, 2024 by Phil Green
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