Delivering affordable homes in a changing world

The latest in a series of research collaborations between the TCPA and the Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE) looks at the effectiveness of housing and planning policy from the perspective of UK local authorities.Read more

Government must listen to concerns of local government to secure affordable housing

New research by the Town and Country Planning Association (TCPA) highlights concerns raised by councils about the draft revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) and the delivery of affordable housingRead more

How can councils secure the delivery of more affordable homes?

The TCPA has launched a report on the findings of a major project on how councils are innovating to deliver more affordable homes.Read more

Building homes, creating communities

Helping councils develop innovative solutions to meet housing need.Read more

Building homes together

New report on case studies of local leadership and innovationRead more

Planning4People

The planning system was invented to help provide a good home, for everyone, in a healthy, thriving place. But in the last few decades something has gone badly wrong.Read more

Cities are Crucial

This Tomorrow Series Paper, on urban policy is of its time – balanced and designed to promote discussion, with emphatically no political axe to grind. It will both contribute to a national debate on spreading prosperity across the country and, hopefully, feed into the work of agencies.Read more

Planning out poverty

How can we re-focus planning to be more effective in dealing with social exclusion?Read more

How many homes?

Research commissioned by the TCPA shows that young people across the country are struggling to live independently because of the cost of housing. Of the new homes needed, a staggering 55% are needed in London and the surrounding area.Read more

Local authority housing research

A shortage of affordable housing is one of the biggest issues that local authorities face at the moment, with 96% describing their need for affordable housing as severe or moderate.Read more