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Policy & Activities

HBF Reports & Publications

The impact of the housing crisis is now being truly understood at both local and national level with considerable focus now on political parties’ policies for addressing the chronic shortage of housing that has developed over several decades.

Maximising the private sector's contribution to solving our housing undersupply crisis

Following Greg Clark MP’s appointment as Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, HBF submitted a policy paper, Maximising the private sector’s contribution to solving our housing undersupply crisis which outlined a series of recommendations and areas requiring immediate attention by the new Secretary of State.  available here

Solving England's housing supply crisis

To read a more in-depth overview of the conditions required to dramatically increase the level of private house building and HBF’s suggestions on how to achieve this is  available here

Economic Footprint of House Building in the UK

To help inform our activity at the General Election and beyond, in early 2015 HBF commissioned Nathanial Lichfield & Partners to conduct an extensive analysis of the economic and social benefits associated with house building. To find out more, click here.

Housing Calculator

Estimate the potential benefits of increasing house building

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Publications & Reports