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: Trailblazers - Diversity and innovation in the property industry

James Hyman, head of residential of Cluttons and Arya Taware, founder of FutureBricks, discuss diversity and innovation in the property industry with Blackstock managing director...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Heathrow: time to shut up and build the runway

Major changes have been made to the planning system by successive governments. Yet whether we’re discussing nuclear energy, fracking, airports or indeed, housing, planning reforms...

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...

Reforms for property under May unlikely, but industry needs to speak up loudly to new minsters

How times have changed. Theresa May, whose reign in the Home Office was long typified by stand-offs with the police and a hard line on...

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...