Announcing Building Beautiful Month

Announcing Building Beautiful Month

We’re delighted to announce that this November will be “Building Beautiful Month” at Policy Exchange, the next stage of our efforts to address the housing crisis, the major domestic policy issue of the day. It is part of a new focus on Place – one of our four Ps,...
Housing: why we need more than numbers

Housing: why we need more than numbers

With the cost of homes in England and Wales almost eight times average annual earnings, housing has become a political issue of the first order.  Homeownership declined between 2003 and 2013 before stagnating and remains beyond the reach of many, particularly younger...
Money alone will not fix the housing market

Money alone will not fix the housing market

(A version of this article was first published by the Huffington Post.) There are high expectations that housing will be at the top of the agenda when the Chancellor delivers the Budget next week, expectations reinforced by the Prime Minister and Communities...