The removal of Haringey’s council leader and many of its councillors, together with the jeopardy the councils development deal with Lendlease now finds itself in has been called, by some, a “victory for the people”. But former councillor Charles Wright believes left-wing campaigners have thrown away the only realistic chance the council had to deliver vital new housing. As May’s council elections loom, should developers be concerned?
Berlin housing vote a warning shot to HAs
News that Berliners may vote on effectively renationalising 200,000 rented apartments may have some institutional investors exploring build-to-rent in London looking nervously at the capital. With Labour mayor...
ASA bans Notting Hill Genesis ad
You have to feel a bit of sympathy for Notting Hill Genesis, whose shared ownership advert has been banned following a ruling announced today by...
Rent controls won’t solve the housing crisis
Claiming rent controls will help solve London's affordable housing crisis is about as honest as saying leaving the EU can give us £350m a week for the NHS, says Andrew Teacher, Blackstock Communications founder.