Accessible Housing Beyond Battersea

Agreed percentages of uncompromised housing are made ‘accessible’ to more than would otherwise be the case thanks to Section 106 of the 1990 Town and Country Planning Act and a number of financial support schemes from the Government.  Perhaps a more accurate term then would be ‘Accessible Housing’.

Making social media pay

A brief word to anyone organising panel discussions – I’ve just attended two panel-led debates in succession. The fundamental difference between them was audience interaction.  The first allowed a few quick questions at the end and the second included audience participation for at least half the time. So back to that ‘word’ (sorry, it’s actually 3) –…

Property, an alternative asset class

When the Private Rented Sector Initiative (PRSI) was created by the government in 2009 institutional investors in the UK were slow to take up opportunities presented.  Since then increased focus on housing supply and a recognition that overseas investors –  familiar with this model in their own countries– have benefited from UK schemes, have highlighted some…