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.

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...

RESICast: Build-to-Rent Finance Challenges

Blackstock MD is joined by Graham Chilver (Barclays), Alex Notay (Places for People) and Richard Jackson (Apache Capital)for a lively discussion about the rise (and...

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: Joint Victories

Nick Riley, Board Director at Whittam Cox Architects with responsibility for Student Living, and Mike Kearney, with responsibility for Deal Origination at Maslow Capital, discuss...

RESIcast: Profiting from prop-tech

Neal Gemassmer, vice president, international of Yardi and Savannah de Savary, founder of Built-ID, discuss prop-tech and how investors make profit from the new emerging...

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...

Later Living and solutions to housing our ageing population

Félicie Krikler, director of Assael Architecture and Keith Brooks, chairman of Cast Consultancy discuss the state of the Later Living market in the UK and...

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...

The NPPF: how will the property sector react?

Following the publication of the Draft revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF), Andrew Teacher sits down with Mark Farmer, founder and CEO of Cast, and...