There’s room for the private sector in affordable housing

If anything should help dispel the notion that Theresa May is Margaret Thatcher 2.0, it should be her speech today at the National Housing Federation...

Learning from Nike’s PR gamble

Firms should be braver and more prepared to take a proactive PR position on big issues. But the key to this is knowing your customers,...

RESICast: Is 'home ownership at all costs' the best policy for Britain?

Blackstock MD Andrew Teacher is joined by Natalie Elphicke, chief executive of the Housing and Finance Initiative whose stated mission is boost the capacity and...

RESIcast: The evolving UK housing sector and the role housing associations can play

Kush Rawal, commercial director of SoResi and Martin Bellinger, executive chairman of Guildmore, discuss the role of housing associations in the current changing UK housing...

What Heathrow Has To Do With Energy, Railways & Housing Policy

Brits love to sneer bitterly at China. Yet the unlikely bastion of global capitalism they have become in the era of Donald Trump certainly knows...

Blackstock interviews ex-Haringey councillor on the Momentum takeover

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...

Red revolution: London awaits Labour takeover

Renowned journalist Dave Hill and Assael’s Russell Pedley discuss what changes London could be hit with if Labour take control, as expected, of the majority...

London’s red mist: What council elections will mean for London property

A political red mist is descending over London and it’s getting thicker. Blackstock policy experts Andrew Teacher and Ayrton Dhillon discuss what the upcoming council...

5 Housing Things Hammond Won't Say

We’ve been here a few times before: a chancellor with his face pinned against the wall pushing back with a slurry of promises on housing....

Letting fee ban must be first step to regulating estate agents

You can’t open a newspaper or catch a series of Dispatches or Panorama without there being some expose of dodgy estate agents and landlords. These...

Take vested interests out of infrastructure debate

In one of the first broadcast hits I did during my time at BAA on the ever-popular passenger travel data, I pressed the apparently dull...

Snoopers’ Charter: Turning coders into coppers isn’t the answer

A plotline in the last season of House of Cards sees the dashing Republican presidential nominee, Will Conway, lambasted for manipulating voters’ internet searches using...