It’s not NIMBYs preventing housing being built – it’s a system that creates conflict by design.

17th November, 2021

Giving councils and communities more power to drive new development will finally start to solve a housing crisis made worse by decades of government reform, finds new research. Housing Beyond Markets and State, by think tank New Local argues...

17th November, 2021

We're building under half of the new homes we need, while millions live in unsuitable and overcrowded accommodation. What if involving communities in planning could succeed where decades of reforms have failed? Pawda Tjoa on how councils can construct...

17th November, 2021

Luca Tiratelli on why the way we define 'community' and 'underused land' will determine the success of the government's new Right to Regenerate.

8th April, 2021

How do you try to solve a problem like homelessness? By working with Bridges Outcomes Partnerships, Kirklees Council focused on asking people what they wanted to achieve. How a community-led and ‘asset-based’ approach made a difference.

15th February, 2021

Exploring the pros and cons of joint ventures, wholly-owned housing delivery companies and council-led delivery.

29th July, 2018

Implementing the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017 and using this opportunity to innovate.

20th July, 2018

In the spring of 2016, NLGN and Capsticks LLP hosted a roundtable discussion on ways in which councils and housing associations can collaborate to build more homes. This paper is the outcome of this discussion and reflects the debate...

2nd June, 2016

NLGN have published a report that revealed London’s boroughs could build a new generation of council houses, avoid disrupting the lives of poorer citizens and save money for the Exchequer in the process. This could allow them to build...

16th December, 2011

Abusing social housing should change from a civil to a criminal offence 50,000 properties estimated to be unlawfully sub-let Call backed by the Chartered Institute of Housing Savings of £750m could be made by recovering all unlawfully sub-let properties...

9th March, 2010