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Topic: Housing & infrastructure

The case for reforming private renting: Interim 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...

04/12/2018
Publication Report Housing & infrastructure Equality IPPR

Risk or reward? Securing a just transition in the north of England

As the most recent IPCC report on global warming shows, decarbonising the UK’s economy is an urgent necessity if we are to tackle the threat of climate change and stand a chance of limiting global...

22/10/2018
Publication Report Housing & infrastructure Science & technology Global Climate Network IPPR

Beyond ECO: The future of fuel poverty support

Fuel poverty is a fact of life for 2.5 million households across England. It is also an increasing problem, with the number of households in fuel poverty rising by just under 5 per cent from 2014...

04/07/2018
Publication Housing & infrastructure IPPR Report

Escape to the country: Call for evidence

Escape to the country: Examining England's affordable housing crisis in the rural idyll Call for evidence Homes in rural areas are notably more expensive than those in urban areas, up to 50 per...

09/04/2018
Publication Housing & infrastructure IPPR

A poor tax - Council tax in London: Time for reform

Council tax is considered by many to be in the ‘too difficult to touch’ box when it comes to reform. Haunted by memories of the community charge, better known as the poll tax, which is widely...

22/03/2018
Publication Housing & infrastructure London IPPR

Why housing in the UK requires bricks, not blame

The Government’s recent announcement on a review of the National Policy Planning Framework has struck a more considered tone than the 2012 NPPF which marked a particularly low point in the...

12/03/2018
Blog post Expert comment Housing & infrastructure IPPR North