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Housing and planning

Without home ownership then people can feel that they have no stake in society. With the 2010s seeing the fewest homes built since the 1960s and home ownership stagnating, we set out radical ideas to build more with local consent and to massively increase ownership.

From Rent to Own

From Rent to Own

Alex Morton - Housing

The UK needs an ownership revolution. 'From Rent to Own' proposes that for a single year, the Government should turn the Capital Gains Tax payable by a landlord on sale of a rented home into a rebate shared between landlord and tenant.

Down with Deposits: The Case for Rental Insurance

Down with Deposits: The Case for Rental Insurance

Brian Sturgess - Housing

Up-front deposits mean renters lose out on accruing interest on their money, which they can also struggle to get back. A deposit replacement insurance system would insure landlords against damage or missed rent while allowing tenants to avoid borrowing.

Homes for Everyone

Homes for Everyone

Chris Philp MP - Housing

Chris Philp, MP for Croydon South, proposes major reform of the planning system to increase housebuilding and promote home ownership.

Housing: The Moment of Maximum Opportunity

Housing: The Moment of Maximum Opportunity

Keith Boyfield and Daniel Greenberg - Housing

CPS report sets out recommendations to meet the UK's urgent housing need.