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“Significant” keynote speech on housing planned by Communities Secretary

Communities secretary Eric Pickles (pictured) is expected to make a “significant” speech on housing next month. Announcements about new housing and new housing measures are set to be announced in the Budget on 19 March. The communities secretary is a … Continue reading

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Developers given green light for 9,600 new homes

Plans have been approved to build up to 9,600 new homes in Gloucestershire. The homes will be built by 2031 in the Stroud Valleys and Vale. Many of the homes are already in the planning pipeline but proposals for a … Continue reading

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RICS sets up commission to help boost UK housing supply

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors has set up a commission to recommend ways of delivering suitable homes for all after stating that housebuilding is “well behind” the levels that are needed. RICS is asking members and the property sector to … Continue reading

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Conference date for housing minister

Housing minister Mark Prisk is to address the industry at the annual Home Builders Federation policy conference in London on March 12. The government is stepping up efforts to increase the number of properties available through its Housing Strategy. By … Continue reading

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