Considers the links between housing, health and social care and what can be done to improve them as well as challenging HA Boards to assess how they will cope with the ageing population between now and the 2030s
Recommends government support to improve productivity by promoting prefabricated and other modern construction methods. Takes a post Brexit view of the shortage of labour and the impact this will have on delivering the housebuilding aspirations. Highlights potential issues related to the construction worker age demographic.
A real treasure trove of data and recommendations that support the proposition that a lack of long term thinking, supply issues and generational inequality is reducing home ownership. The Oxford Economics report that modelled the macroeconomic drivers of house prices and home ownership and underpins the review is also available by clicking here. The full Redfern Review can be accessed by clicking the read button
Proposes a long-term national housing fund to deliver up to 40-75,000 homes for rent a year. The £10bn per annum fund acts as a guaranteed buyer. Ownership is shared between housing associations and the Government
Proposes providing larger housing associations with greater devolution in return for an increase in their building rates by 3-4%, thus increasing the sector's build rate to 100,000 homes a year. Right to buy should allow part purchase