A Bureau analysis has found Britain’s major housebuilding firms are making multi-billion pound profits at the same time they argue they cannot meet affordable housing targets.
Heavyweight political backing for transparency comes after Bureau debate on the secret system used by developers to reduce affordable housing.
Documents analysed by the Bureau reveal the inside story of how affordable housing was scrapped on a massive building scheme next to the O2 ‘Millennium Dome’ in Greenwich
Developer set to make £600m before it builds more than 20% affordable.
Surging builders’ profits come as affordable housing numbers at eight year low.
A generation is priced out of the housing market. So why is the UK building fewer affordable homes?
The Bureau tracks the affordable housing built by Prince Charles’ Duchy and other ancient estates.
The developments by Duchy of Cornwall and Crown Estate that do not meet affordable housing targets.
More than £160m meant for affordable homes is sat in council coffers.
Councils cave in as developers renegotiate building projects to deliver better profits.
Methodology: How the Bureau compiled its study of affordable housing.
Three datasets exposing the UK’s failing affordable housing system.
Council admits homeless strategy ‘unsustainable’ and ‘unlawful’.
Council spends more on homelessness than it saves on welfare clampdown.
Hanane Toumi and her family work and study in Westminster but now commute from Brent.
A £90m bed and breakfast bill for UK’s 12 largest cities.
Those who experience the housing maelstrom first-hand speak out.
With three children and a baby on the way Zara Mahamat just wants a stable home.
The scale of Britain’s housing crisis visualised.