Documents

Documents published by the Highbury Group on Housing Delivery from 2008 onwards can be downloaded below. Documents are in PDF format and will open in the same window.

 

2024

Download: Terry Fuller - UK construction numbers - May 2024 (PDF - 325 KB)

Download: UCL Rural Housing Report - Presentation by Andrew Purves - April 2024 (PDF - 797 KB)

Download: Roger Jarman - Social Housing Consumer Regulation - March 2024 (PDF - 145 KB)

Download: Homes England: Its past record and proposals for reform - March 2024 (PDF - 160 KB)

2023

Download: CMA Housebuilding Study: Response on Local Concentration and Land Banks - December 2023 (PDF - 185 KB)

Download: Robert Latham - Note on Leasehold Reform - December 2023 (PDF - 268 KB)

Download: Roger Jarman - Briefing paper on Social Housing (Regulation) Act - December 2023 (PDF - 122 KB)

Download: Note on issues for CMA Housebuilding review - November 2023 (PDF - 170 KB)

Download: Gareth Fearn - Planning for the Public: Why Labour should support a public planning system - October 2023 (PDF - 628 KB)

Download: Toby Lloyd and Rose Grayston - Taking back the controls: Modernising the financial framework for housing investment - July 2023 (PDF - 757 KB)

Download: Highbury Group response to consultation on GLA draft London Plan guidance - July 2023 (PDF - 119 KB)

Download: Labour Housing and Planning Policy - Letter to Lisa Nandy MP - July 2023 (PDF 147 KB)

Download: Andy von Bradsky - Housing as Infrastructure - July 2023 (PDF - 210 KB)

Download: Highbury Group note on GLA Draft London Plan Guidance on Affordable Housing and Development Viability - June 2023 (PDF - 117 KB)

Download: Highbury Group response to Infrastructure Levy consultation - June 2023 (PDF - 318 KB)

Download: Highbury Group response to Short-term Lets planning consultation - June 2023 (PDF - 28 KB)

Download: Highbury Group response to DHLUC Select Committee consultation on The Finances and Sustainability of the Social Housing Sector - May 2023 (PDF - 147 KB)

Download: What is the Future of High Rise Housing? Examining the long-term social and financial impacts of residential towers - April 2023 (PDF - 2 MB)

Download: Highbury Group response to Competition and Markets Authority consultation on housebuilding industry - March 2023 (PDF - 126 KB) 

Download: Highbury group response to consultation on NPPF - February 2023 (PDF 110 KB)

Download: Kath Scanlon - Local London renting under Covid: Effects on policy change and Covid on the lower end of the PRS - January 2023 (PDF - 1 MB)

 

2022

Download: Bob Colenutt, Nicolas Falk, Stephen Hill - Community led housing - why it matters and how it can be scaled up - December 2022 (PDF - 327 KB)

Download: Community led housing (see above) - Annex 1 - December 2022 (PDF - 278 KB)

Download: Community led housing (see above) - Annex 2 - December 2022 (PDF - 215 KB)

Download: Leo Pollak - Housing allocations and the vacancy chain - Smith Institute Report - October 2022 (PDF - 1 MB)

Download: Christine Whitehead - Scoping Report for Evaluation of AHP Programme 2021-26 - October 2022 (PDF - 2 MB)

Download: Duncan Bowie - Next Steps on Housing Taxation - September 2022 (PDF - 97 KB)

Download: Pete Redman - Addendum to July 2022 Review of Housing Taxation - September 2022 (PDF - 1 MB)

Download: Rose Grayston - Influencing Tax Reform - September 2022 (PDF - 73 KB)

Download: Nicholas Falk - Why we need a housing wealth tax - September 2022 (PDF - 316 KB)

Download: Michael Edwards  - Channelling money flows away from land and housing (PDF - 454 KB)

Download: Bob Colenutt - Land Value Taxation - September 2022 (PDF - 129 KB)

Download: Pete Redman - Review of Housing Taxation - July 2022 (PDF - 305 KB)

Download: Highbury Group response to CPO Consultation - July 2022 (308 KB)

Download: Key Points on Housing and Planning in relation to Levelling Up - May 2022 (PDF - 115 KB)

Download: GLA presentation on Kerslake Review of housing delivery - April 2022 (PDF - 528 KB)

Download: Highbury Group submission to House of Lords Inquiry on Land Use - April 2022 (PDF - 75 KB)

Download: Glen Bramley - Homelessness Projections and Policy Implications - March 2022 (PDF - 746 KB)

Download: Sam Spencer - The Location of Development - January 2022 (PDF - 736 KB)

Download: Stephen Hill - Planning Bill Reform Optimal Use Duty and Best Consideration - January 2022 (PDF - 1 MB)

 

2021

Download: Janice Morphet and Ben Clifford - Local Authority Direct Provision of Housing: third wave research - October 2021 (PDF - 2 MB)

Download: Levelling Up, Strategic Planning and Local Government Reform - October 2021 (PDF - 102 KB)

Download: Labour Housing Policy - October 2021 (PDF - 105 KB)

Download: Highbury Group response to House of Lords Select Committee on the Built Environment - September 2021 (PDF - 91 KB)

Download: Decarbonising our Housing Stock - August 2021 (PDF - 313 KB)

Download: Highbury Group response to HM Treasury: Residential Property Development Tax - July 2021 (PDF - 115 KB)

Download: Christine Whitehead - Housing Taxation in European Countries - April 2021 (PDF - 520 KB)

Download: Highbury Group response to Right to Regenerate consultation - March 2021 (PDF - 91 KB)

Download: Highbury Group response to consultation on NPPF and Model Design Code - March 2021 (PDF - 91 KB)

Download: Highbury Group response to consultation on New Homes Bonus - March 2021 (PDF - 107 KB)

Download: Shelter - Private Rented Sector and Covid - February 2021 (PDF - 425 KB)

Download: Pete Redman - A one off wealth tax? - February 2021 (PDF - 489 KB)

Download: Roger Jarman - Reforming social housing regulation: The Government's proposals - February 2021 (PDF - 720 KB)

 

2020

Download: Highbury Group response to Planning White Paper: Planning for the Future - October 2020 (PDF - 198 KB)

Download: Highbury Group response to consultation on Changes to the Current Planning System - October 2020 (PDF - 159 KB)

Download: Christine Whitehead - Understanding Affordability - September 2020 (PDF - 585 KB)

Download: Highbury Group statement on Planning and Housing Policy post COVID-19 - June 2020 (PDF - 192 KB)

Download: Highbury Group response to MHCLG consultation on the Design and Delivery of First Homes - March 2020 (PDF - 111 KB)

Download: Highbury Group response to RICS consultation on Assessing Financial Viability under the NPPF - February 2020 (PDF - 102 KB)

Download: Tony Mulhall - Applying Government Planning Policy - Assessing Viability Now - January 2020 (PDF - 2.1 MB)

 

2019

Download: Neal Hudson - Understanding local housing markets - December 2019 (PDF - 1.5 MB)

Download: Nick Falk - Sharing land value uplift - December 2019 (PDF - 2.1 MB)

Download: Highbury Group pre-election statement - November 2019 (PDF - 347 KB)

Download: Andy von Bradsky - National Design Guide - October 2019 (PDF - 1.9 MB)

Download: Jasmine Basran - Local Housing Allowance - October 2019 (PDF - 674 KB)

Download: Highbury Group response to MHCLG Select Committee on Social Rented and Affordable Housing - July 2019 (PDF - 185 KB)

Download: Andy von Bradsky - MHCLG Quality Homes and Places - May 2019 (PDF - 1.2 MB)

Download: James Stevens - Greater Manchester Spatial Framework - May 2019 (PDF - 754 KB)

Download: Nick Falk - Cambridgeshire Quality Charter - May 2019 (PDF - 1.3 MB)

Download: Shane Brownie - English Private Landlord Survey - March 2019 (PDF - 533 KB)

Download: Bob Colenutt - PEACH financial modelling - March 2019 (PDF - 154 KB)

Download: Highbury Group response to MHCLG Select Committee on Local Government Finance - April 2019 (PDF - 112 KB)

Download: Increasing Investment in Social Housing - A Capital Economics report for Shelter's Social Housing Commission – Feb 2019 (PDF - 468 KB)

Download: Highbury Group - Affordable Housing Commission (key issues) - January 2019 (PDF - 192 KB)

Download: Highbury Group - Affordable Housing Review (definitions) - January 2019 (PDF - 193 KB)

Download: Highbury Group - Labour Party Planning Commission (note of key issues) - January 2019 (PDF -  100 KB)

Download: Highbury Group London Plan EIP submissions - January 2019 (PDF - 252 KB)

Download: Highbury Group response to Letwin Review - January 2019 (PDF - 120 KB)

 

2018

Download: Highbury Group response to Social Housing Green Paper - October 2018 (PDF - 67 KB)

Download: Planning risk - Kath Scanlon - October 2018 (PDF - 2.4 MB)

Download: Highbury Group RTB receipts response - October 2018 (PDF - 264 KB)

Download: Highbury Group response to draft London Plan - February 2018 (PDF - 341 KB)

Download: Response to CLG Committee Inquiry on Land Value Capture - February 2018 (PDF - 202 KB)

Download: Highbury Group response to Labour Party Review of Social Housing - February 2018 (PDF - 244 KB)

Download: Highbury Group - Combined Authorities and Metro Mayors - February 2018 (PDF - 1.1 MB)

Download: Duncan McCann Urban Land Trusts - February 2018 (PDF - 202 KB)

 

2017

Download: Nick Falk - International Models of Land Assembly - November 2017 (PDF - 3.47 MB)

Download: Submission to the Raynsford Review of Planning by the Highbury Group on Housing Delivery - November 2017 (PDF - 250 KB)

Download: Planning for Homes consultation document response - November 2017 (PDF - 681 KB)

Download: Rethinking Ownership - Duncan McCann - New Economics Foundation - September 2017 (PDF - 247 KB)

Download: Lessons from Hong Kong and Singapore - Andrew Purves - September 2017 (PDF - 1.81 MB)

Download: Presentation on New Civic Architecture - May 2017 (PDF - 1.87 MB)

Download: Local Authority Provision of Housing - May 2017 (PDF - 177 KB)

Download: Response to Consultation on Build to Rent and Affordable Housing (PDF - 117 KB)

Download: Response to Housing White Paper - May 2017 (PDF - 459 KB)

Download: Objectively Assessed Need - A Research Approach - April 2017 (PDF - 253 KB)

Download: Housing and Taxation - April 2017 (PDF - 1.18 MB)

Download: CLG Presentation on Housing White Paper - February 2017 (PDF - 735 KB)

Download: Three Dragons - Presentation on CIL Research - February 2017 (PDF - 136 KB)

Download: Response to GLA consultation paper on Affordable Housing and Viability - February 2017 (PDF - 39 KB)

Download: Radical Solutions to Housing Supply Crisis - Book Launch Presentation - January 2017 (PDF - 86 KB)

Download: Estate Regeneration National Strategy - January 2017 (PDf - 1.95 MB)

Download: Mayor of London Estate Regeneration Good Practice Guide - January 2017 (PDF - 976 KB)

 

2016

Download: Presentation on Centre for London report: Another Storey. The Real Potential for Estate Densification - December 2016 (PDF - 678 KB)

Download: Presentation on G15 report: Meeting the Challenge of Urban Renewal - December 2016 (PDF - 1.5 MB)

Download: Response to CLG Consultation on Planning Conditions - October 2016 (PDF - 90 KB)

Download: The Rise and Fall of Suburbia – Paul Hunter, Smith Institute  - September 2016 (PDF - 2 MB)

Download: The Case for Home Performance Labelling Housing Forum - September 2016 (PDF - 226 KB)

Download: RICS low carbon homes report - September 2016 (PDF - 187 KB)

Download: Complete control presentation, Jerry Flynn - June 2016 (PDF - 595 KB)

Download: Altered Estates presentations - June 2016 (PDF - 4.1 MB)

Download: QUOD / SHELTER - Brownfield is not Enough. Presentation - May 2016 (PDF - 2.3 MB)

Download: Response to Starter Homes Initiative Technical Consultation - May 2016 (PDF - 154 KB)

Download: Response to Local Plan Expert Group report - April 2016 (PDF - 383 KB)

Download: Response to CLG Planning Policy Consultation - February 2016 (PDF - 202 KB)

Download: Statement on Housing and Planning Bill – Report Stage  - January 2016 (PDF - 135 KB)

 

2015

Download: Presentation on Research on Local Authority High Value Sales - October 2015 (PDF - 136 KB)

Download: Submission to IPPR London Housing Commission from Highbury Group On Housing Delivery - October 2015 (PDF - 315 KB)

Download: CLG Select committee – Future of HAs Inquiry response - September 2015 (PDF - 156 KB)Presentation on SHOUT report on Building New Social Rented Homes - September 2015 (PDF - 696 KB)

Download: Presentation on NHF Living Rents Report - September 2015 (PDF - 2.3 MB)

Download: Submission to CLG Select Committee Inquiry on Future of Housing associations - September 2015 (PDF - 136 KB)

Download: Responses to the Housing Crisis in the UK – ISA – RC21 Urbino - August 2015 (PDF - 266 KB)

Download: Response to Treasury/ DCLG consultation on Compulsory Purchase Orders - June 2015 (PDF - 441 KB)

Download: The Future for Housing Standards. Presentation by Andy von Bradsky - June 2015 (PDF - 769 KB)

Download: Property, justice and reason. Presentation by Stephen Hill on Churchill Fellowship report - June 2015 (PDF - 973 KB)

Download: Viability Assessment and Freedom of Information, Dr Bob Colenutt - April 2015 (PDF - 440 KB)

Download: Viability Assessment and Freedom of Information, Paper for Highbury Group - April 2015 (PDF - 359 KB)

Download: Working with Local Authorities and Landowners to build Garden Cities, Garden City Developments Community Interest Company - April 2015 (PDF - 143 KB)

Download: The wrong solution to London's housing crisis, Comment on the IPPR report - April 2015 (PDF - 130 KB)

Download: Highbury group pre-election statement on housing supply - March 2015 (PDF - 171 KB)

Download: Future financing of real estate development, Dr Graham Squires - March 2015 (PDF - 1.2 MB)

Download: Housing finance and Municipal Investment Corporations, Dr Nicholas Falk - March 2015 (PDF - 189 KB)

Download: Response to DCLG Consultation on English Housing Survey - February 2015 (PDF - 308 KB)

Download: Response to CLG Consultation on Starter Homes Initiative - February 2015 (PDF - 217 KB)

Download: The Green Noose. An Analysis of Green Belts and Proposals for Reform. Tom Papworth, Adam Smith Institute - February 2015 (PDF - 409 KB)

 

2014

Download: Coalition of the Willing: The Shape of Urban Growth in England post Crisis, Glen Bramley and David Watkins - December 2014 (PDF - 1.3 MB)

Download: Cities, Devolution and Growth: The economic case for more powerful UK cities, Ben Harrison - December 2014 (PDF - 1.2 MB)

Download: NEF Defined Income Scheme: Building more Rented Homes - November 2014 (PDF - 399 KB)

Download: The Lyons Housing Review: Mobilising across the nation to build the homes our children need - November 2014 (PDF - 427 KB)

Download: Response to RTPI paper on Strategic Planning - October 2014 (PDF - 192 KB)

Download: Presentation on Housebuilders research Dr Sarah Payne - September 2014 (PDF - 146 KB)

Download: The Challenges of London's growth. paper by Duncan Bowie - September 2014 (PDF - 775 KB)

Download: Briefing on Further Alterations to the London Plan by Duncan Bowie - July 2014 (PDF - 174 KB)

Download: eSHELTER/ KPMG Building the Homes we Need. Presentation - April 2014 (PDF - 1 MB)

Download: Update on the Housing Standards Review, Andy von Bradsky - March 2014 (PDF - 2.2 MB)

Download: London Housing Pressures and the Greater South East, Janet Sutherland - March 2014 (PDF - 1.5 MB)

Download: Interventions to boost the housing market, Peter Redman - March 2014 (PDF - 433 KB)

Download: Response to Lyons Review Call for Evidence - February 2014 (PDF - 330 KB)

Download: Presentation by Neil McDonald on household projections - February 2014 (PDF - 1.1 MB)

Download: CLG Housing Strategy - January 2014 (PDF - 712 KB)

 

2013

Download: CLG Response to Highbury Group policy proposals - October 2013 (PDF - 94 KB)

Download: Response to Housing Standards Review - October 2013 (PDF - 286 KB)

Download: Housing Delivery: Policy Proposals - September 2013 (PDF - 188 KB)

Download: SHELTER presentation on Solutions Report - September 2013 (PDF - 936 KB)

Download: Homes and Community Agency: Presentation on Public Land Opportunities  - September 2013 (PDF - 566 KB)

Download: Highbury Group response to HCA consultation on Protecting Social housing assets - June 2013 (PDF - 106 KB)

Download: The Crisis of Housing Supply - June 2013 (PDF - 118 KB)

Download: Funding Infrastructure : What can we learn from continental Europe - June 2013 (PDF - 3.9 MB)

Download: Highbury Group response on Permitted Development Rights - March 2013 (PDF - 93 KB)

Download: Delivering the Right Tenures in the Right Markets - Richard Donnell - January 2013 (PDF - 408 KB)

 

2012

Download: Highbury Group on Housing Delivery. Growth and Infrastructure Bill - November 2012 (PDF - 109 KB)

Download: Response to Highbury Group 'Garden Cities, Garden Suburbs and Urban Extensions' Prof Sir Peter Hall - October 2012 (PDF - 8.7 MB)

Download: Response to CLG S106 Consultation - October 2012 (PDF - 73 KB)

Download: Garden Cities, Garden Suburbs and Urban Extensions - July 2012 (PDF - 284 KB)

Download: Shelter - Bricks or Benefits? - July 2012 (PDF - 133 KB)

Download: Statement on National Planning Policy Framework - April 2012 (PDF - 86 KB)

Download: Highbury Group response to housing strategy  - April 2012 (PDF - 153 KB)

Download: Viability Appraisal of Local Plan - April 2012 (PDF - 91 KB)

Download: Local Infrastructure Planning in England - Professor Janice Morphet - March 2012 (PDF - 105 KB)

Download: Major Infrastructure planning - planning approaches by Tim Marshall - 2012 (PDF - 331 KB)

 

2011

Download: Response to consultation on draft Neighbourhood Planning regulations - December 2011 (PDF - 54 KB)

Download: Response to consultation on CIL regulations - December 2011 (PDF - 87 KB)

Download: Submission to Select Committee Inquiry on financing of new housing supply - 2011 (PDF - 121 KB)

Download: Housing Revenue Account Reform - presentation by Joseph Reeves and Simon Martin, PWC - 2011 (PDF - 165 KB)

Download: The Potential for Council House Building - presentation by Pete Redman, Housing Futures - 2011 (PDF - 116 KB)

Download: Response to CLG consultation on draft - National Planning Policy Framework - September 2011 (PDF - 94 KB)

Download: Comments on draft - National Planning Policy Framework - June 2011 (PDF - 52 KB)

Download: Highbury Group on Housing Delivery Lords briefing - 15 June 2011 (PDF - 100 KB)

Download: Presentation to Planners Network UK seminar - 15 March 2011 (PDF - 71 KB)

Download: Response to consultation on PPS3 affordable housing definition - 2011 (PDF - 60 KB)

 

2010

Download: Localism Bill Submission - 2010 (PDF - 86 KB)

Download: Response to New Homes Bonus Consultation - 2010 (PDF - 51 KB)

Download: Time for Sustainable Land Markets - 2010 (PDF - 128 KB)

Download: Spatial Planning within a Localism Agenda - September 2010 (PDF - 103 KB)

Download: The Politics of Development in an Age of Austerity - May 2010 (PDF - 187 KB)

Download: Highbury Manifesto - 2010 (PDF - 43 KB)

 

2009

Download: Pre-conditions for Increasing Housing Supply - 2009 (PDF - 46 KB)

Download: Recessionary Tools for Planners - 2009 (PDF - 17 KB)

Download: Response to Consultation Paper on CIL - 2009 (PDF - 38 KB)

Download: Letter to Caroline Spelman MP - 2009 (PDF - 52 KB)

Download: A local solution - July 2009 (PDF - 48 KB)

Download: Highbury Group London Paper - July 2009 (PDF - 219 KB)

Download: Report on Interviews with Housing Associations active in London - March 2009 (PDF - 23 KB)

 

2008

Download: Highbury Group press statement on HCA submission - 2008 (PDF - 36 KB)

Download: Highbury Group final submission to the HCA - 2009 (PDF - 90 KB)