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Only taking politics out of Grenfell will solve housing crisis

Susan Emmett — Policy Exchange’s Head of Housing and Urban Regeneration — reflects on the country’s housing situation following the Grenfell tragedy. Having pointed out that ‘decades of insufficient housebuilding have left us with an undersupply of housing’, she concludes that ‘it is only by looking beyond partisanship and adopting a pragmatic and practical approach, that we will deliver lasting solutions to the housing crisis’.

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Policy Exchange’s Susan Emmett appears on BBC The Week in Westminster to discuss social housing

Policy Exchange’s Head of Housing and Urban Regeneration, Susan Emmett, appeared on BBC The Week in Westminster to discuss social housing.

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Susan Emmett appointed head of Policy Exchange’s Housing and Urban Regeneration unit

Policy Exchange is delighted to welcome Susan Emmett as the new Head of our Housing and Urban Regeneration Unit. She will be working closely with Richard Blakeway, who is the Unit’s Chief Adviser

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Richard Blakeway appointed as Chief Adviser on Housing and Urban Regeneration policy

Policy Exchange is delighted to announce that the appointment of Richard Blakeway as Chief Adviser to its new Housing and Urban Regeneration Unit. Richard was Deputy Mayor for Housing, Land and Property at the Greater London Authority for eight years, overseeing the Mayor of London’s housing strategy, funding and land regeneration

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A new settlement between government and independent housing associations

Policy Exchange argues that Housing Associations should be given more freedoms to build so that the Government can meet its housing target.

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The Homes London Needs: Part 3

The Homes London Needs: Part 3

The Homes London Needs: Part 3 makes a number of recommendations to improve London’s housing crisis to the next Mayor of London. These include: rewriting the London Housing Strategy and the London Plan, and building on brownfield sites and post-war estates.

The Homes London Needs: Part 2

The Homes London Needs: Part 2

The Homes London Needs: Part 2 explores changing the way some commercial land is used, looking especially at underused (surplus) private industrial land, public land and other brownfield land.

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Only taking politics out of Grenfell will solve housing crisis

Only taking politics out of Grenfell will solve housing crisis

Susan Emmett — Policy Exchange’s Head of Housing and Urban Regeneration — reflects on the country’s housing situation following the Grenfell tragedy. Having pointed out that ‘decades of insufficient housebuilding have left us with an undersupply of housing’, she concludes that ‘it is only by looking beyond partisanship and adopting a pragmatic and practical approach, that we will deliver lasting solutions to the housing crisis’.

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Richard Blakeway appointed as Chief Adviser on Housing and Urban Regeneration policy

Richard Blakeway appointed as Chief Adviser on Housing and Urban Regeneration policy

Policy Exchange is delighted to announce that the appointment of Richard Blakeway as Chief Adviser to its new Housing and Urban Regeneration Unit. Richard was Deputy Mayor for Housing, Land and Property at the Greater London Authority for eight years, overseeing the Mayor of London’s housing strategy, funding and land regeneration

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