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

February 2023[edit | edit source]

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

November 2022[edit | edit source]

  • The Tories are tearing themselves apart over housing – but this is another crisis of their own making, John Harris, The Guardian (Nov 27, 2022)
  • About 50 MPs sign amendment to scrap mandatory local housing targets for councils, The Guardian (Nov 22, 2022)
  • England’s housing strategy carries a high carbon cost – unless politicians are willing to change plans, The Conversation (Nov 10, 2022) — "our research demonstrates that, based on current trends, England’s housing strategy could consume our entire carbon budget by 2050."
  • If more houses had water butts, it could help with drought, flooding and water pollution, The Conversation (Nov 02, 2022)
  • Cohousing is empowering people to fight back against a global housing crisis, The Conversation (Nov 02, 2022)

October 2022[edit | edit source]

May 2022[edit | edit source]

  • Neighbourhood green space is in rapid decline, deepening both the climate and mental health crises, The Conversation (May 18, 2022)

April 2022[edit | edit source]

  • Hundreds march in Dorchester in protest at housing plans, BBC News (Apr 03, 2022) — protest at plans to build 4,000 houses on open land and "desecrate" the Thomas Hardy countryside

March 2022[edit | edit source]

  • Why the government needs to make sure net zero is in local plans, CPRE (Mar 25, 2022)

February 2022[edit | edit source]

  • Laying the myths to rest: Canterbury crisis shows how desperate government policy and housebuilder attitudes are making homes unaffordable… and destroying our countryside, CPRE Kent (Feb 15, 2022)
  • New greenfield housing still designed around cars, report finds, BBC News (Feb 07, 2022)
  • Camden calls for sites that could deliver Community led housing, (Feb 02, 2022)

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