New Homes

Could smaller sites and builders speed up housing delivery?

According to the Federation of Master Builders, getting more small builders back into the market and focussing attention on the potential of smaller sites is crucial to improving the speed of new home construction. In response to the Prime Minister&...continue reading

One million new homes could be built on brownfield land

A recently published analysis of Brownfield Land Registers has confirmed that there is enough space on brownfield land to build at least one million new homes. And according to the report, more than two-thirds of these homes are deliverable with...continue reading

New homes: Registrations top 150,000 in 2016

According to new data, more than 150,000 new homes were registered in the UK by NHBC in 2016, the second highest in almost a decade. 151,687 new homes were registered by NHBC in 2016, a slight decrease of 2% compared to 2015 when 155,504 new homes w...continue reading

Rise in planning permissions for new homes

Permission for 293,127 new homes were granted in 2016, the highest yearly total since the HBF Housing Pipeline survey began in 2006 and a strong indicator that increases in house building are set to continue. The number of permissions granted tends ...continue reading

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