Living Rents report by Savills and Joseph Rowntree Foundation

In the links below you will find the executive summary and full report on Living Rents undertaken by Savills for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation and the National Housing Federation. {...}

A paper on mutual home ownership as a way of delivering permanently affordable housing in the UK

The attached briefing paper sets out the basic contours of the Mutual Home Ownership Model as it has been developed at the Lilac co-operative cohousing project in Leeds – {...}

Gentoo pilot shows green deal potential | News | Inside Housing

Inside Housing looks at Gentoo’s piloting of renewable energy retrofits. The article needs to be read alongside Mary Gillie’s thought piece contribution on the role of renewables (and other {...}

New Era estate could means-test residents to set individual rents | Society | The Guardian

The Guardian Newspaper looks at New Era’s plans for means tested rents. Owner of housing estate whose residents fought off threat of eviction says scheme is intended to stop {...}

City villages: More homes, better communities | IPPR

The IPPR collection of essays titled “City Village: More homes, better communities”, which sets out a vision for new “city villages” to help meet today’s housing shortages. Source: City {...}

Building homes, respecting communities | IPPR

A summary, by IPPR CEO Nick Pearce, of their report “More Homes, Better Communities”, which makes the case for a number of innovations in approaches to housing. Source: Building {...}

A new era for affordable rents? | Analysis | Inside Housing

Inside Housing looks at New Era Housing and their emerging approach to charging rent based on a means tested model. Source: A new era for affordable rents? | Analysis {...}