The latest news, features, comment and analysis of the UK housebuilding market covering policy, regulation, planning, technology, new developments and products

David O'Leary

The most wonderful time of the year

Dec. 11, 2018 Comment

HBF policy director David O’Leary delves into the government’s recently released net housing supply statistics

Anisha Beveridge

Price cap challenge for new Help to Buy

Dec. 11, 2018 Comment

Aneisha Beveridge, head of research Hamptons International, looks at the chancellor’s changes to Help to Buy

Ben Roskrow

May needs Major's soapbox to seal her deal

Dec. 5, 2018 Comment

Ben Roskrow says whatever happens, we need a Brexit deal


Brexit the crucial factor in 2019

Dec. 5, 2018 Comment

Phil Slater, channel manager – contracts at Whirlpool, looks back on a largely positive 2018

Richard Jones

The four market influencers

Dec. 5, 2018 Comment

Arcadis partner Richard Jones analyses four big influencers on the housing market

David Scane

The perfect application

Dec. 5, 2018 Comment

Newgate's David Scane says there is no such thing as a perfect planning application

Dan Soulsby

Building wonderland not blunderland

Dec. 5, 2018 Comment

Dan Soulsby of Egger UK hopes that the industry can continue to tackle the housing crisis

Paul Sith

Fatally flawed

Dec. 4, 2018 Comment

Paul Smith of The Strategic Land Group, says the standard method is a case study in how not to change planning policy

Ben Roskrow

Rising to the challenge of a critical media

Nov. 7, 2018 Comment

Ben Roskrow reminds us that there is much to admire in an under fire industry


Keeping housing at the top of the political agenda

Nov. 7, 2018 Comment

HBF executive chairman Stewart Baseley says that there are a mass of issues related to housing and new homes delivery that need addressing