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The Progressive Policy Think Tank
Topic: Housing & infrastructure

All hands to the pump: A home improvement plan for England

This report makes the case for an ambitious investment programme to deliver household improvements across the country to be put at the heart of the economic recovery from Covid-19. With the worst...

15/07/2020
Publication Report Housing & infrastructure Science & technology Environmental Justice Commission IPPR

Valuing more than money: Social value and the housing sector

Public spending creates large markets for goods and services: total UK public procurement amounted to £292 billion in 2018/19, around 14 per cent of GDP or 36 per cent of total government spending....

20/11/2019
Publication Report Housing & infrastructure IPPR

Transport investment in the Northern Powerhouse: 2019 update

Transport investment is crucial for the north of England. Every region needs a reliable and effective transport network for people to live and work, but the North – with its five major cities, 265...

19/08/2019
Publication Briefing Housing & infrastructure Equality Population and demographics IPPR North

A poor tax: Reforming council tax in London - Final report

The current council tax system in London is unfair. The tax could be a sustainable means of funding local government services while also functioning as a progressive tax on property wealth. However,...

16/05/2019
Publication Report Housing & infrastructure London IPPR

Quick wins for the North's transport network

The North’s transport network is currently in crisis, but there are major opportunities ahead. The chaos faced by passengers in the summer of 2018 revealed long-term structural weaknesses in the...

18/03/2019
Publication Report Housing & infrastructure IPPR North

Sign on the dotted line? A new rental contract: Final report

The private rented sector has grown substantially over the past two decades. It is now home to 20 per cent of households (4.7 million). Many more people now expect to live in the private rented...

28/01/2019
Publication Report Housing & infrastructure Equality Population and demographics IPPR