Archive: Housing

"Documents show that a £1.1million loss was incurred through the acquisition of three sites of land which were then sold at a premium to build social houses where little demand exists"

Housing inequality returns to Northern Ireland as the DUP chases votes in Protestant areas

Stormont has lost £1m of public money buying social housing land in parts of Belfast where little demand exists

Opinion Former Articles

  • English Housing Survey shows overview of the housing market

    The Government has released the full findings of this year’s English Housing Survey which shows housing market characteristics in 2012-13.

  • Affordable housing: issues for lenders

    Affordable housing comprises 18% of the UK’s housing stock, and is substantially funded by CML members, both through direct investment and as providers of residential mortgages.

  • Housing: where's the plan?

    It is now more than a decade since economist Kate Barker, then a member of the Bank of England’s monetary policy committee, published her seminal Review of UK Housing Supply.

  • CML: What's happening in English housing?

    Owner-occupiers spend, on average, less of their income on housing even than social housing tenants. That was one of the surprising findings from the English Housing Survey. No doubt the affordability of home-ownership is one reason for its enduring popularity, confirmed by the survey. Today’s issue takes a look at its latest findings.

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