Housing: approaches to policy
by Trevor Locke
Much of the research conducted when writing this book was done on-line. To help readers locate articles and documents, the references below are available on my blog [Locke 2015], in a format that allows links to be clicked on to bring up the sources.
Aircrete, 2015, website aircrete.co.uk
Allen, Katie, 2014, Brick shortage threatens construction sector’s recovery hopes, The Guardian, http://www.theguardian.com/business/2014/jan/10/brick-shortage-threatens-construction-sector-recovery
Arts in Leicester magazine, 2015, http://www.artsinleicestershire.co.uk
BBC, 2013, Horizon: The age of big data (televised programme)
BBC, 2014, Planning law policy ‘fuels inappropriate development’, http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-30489929
BBC, September 2015, ‘Million’ new homes aim declared by minister Brandon Lewis, http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-34209027
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Branson, Adam, 2013, Modern methods of construction: Material change?, Building, http://www.building.co.uk/modern-methods-of-construction-material-change?/5062094.article
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Cardiff City Council, 2015, Cardiff Housing Strategy 2012 to 2017, http://www.cardiff.gov.uk/ENG/resident/Housing/Cardiff-Housing-Strategy/Documents/CardiffHousingStrategy.pdf
Centre for Economics and Business Research, 2015, House prices to rise 4.7% this year amid supply shortages, http://www.cebr.com/reports/house-prices-to-rise-4-7-this-year-amid-supply-shortages/
Centre for Housing and Support, 2015, Good practice service, http://www.chs.ac.uk/index.php?page=_Good_Practice_Service&id=2033
Chartered Institute of Housing, 2015, About practice online, http://www.cih.org/practiceonlineabout
Civitas, 2015, The Future of private Renting, Shaping a fairer Market for Tenants and Tax Payers, report by David Bently, http://www.civitas.org.uk/pdf/thefutureofprivaterenting
Corbyn, Jeremy, 2015, Tackling the housing crisis, d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/jeremyforlabour/pages/106/attachments/original/1438782182/housing.pdf?1438782182
Dan Wood, 2015, website http://www.dan-wood.co.uk/
Davis, Lindsey, 2014, Blockwork innovations,. http://www.homebuilding.co.uk/2014/07/09/blockwork-innovations/
DCLG, 2015, National Planning Policy Framework, http://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/6077/2116950.pdf
de Castella, Tom, 2015, Why can’t the UK build 240,000 houses a year?, BBC News magazine, http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-30776306
Dean, Lewis, 2015, UK housing market: Rents outgrow house prices in England and Wales amid Summer Budget warning, in International Business Times, http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/uk-housing-market-rents-outgrow-house-prices-england-wales-amid-summer-budget-warning-1511284
DEFRA, 2015, Policy paper: Towards a one nation economy: A 10-point plan for boosting rural productivity, http://www.gov.uk/government/publications/towards-a-one-nation-economy-a-10-point-plan-for-boosting-rural-productivity
Department for Communities and Local Government, 21 November 2011, Policy paper Laying the foundations: a housing strategy for England. UK Government. http://www.gov.uk/government/publications/laying-the-foundations-a-housing-strategy-for-england–2
Department for Communities and Local Government, 2010, Estimating housing need, http://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/6338/1776873.pdf.
Department for Communities and Local Government, May 2015, Policy paper. 2010 to 2015 government policy: rented housing sector. UK Government. http://www.gov.uk/government/publications/2010-to-2015-government-policy-rented-housing-sector/2010-to-2015-government-policy-rented-housing-sector
Dorling, Danny, 2015, All That Is Solid. How the Great Housing Disaster Defines Our Times, and What We Can Do About It,. Penguin Books.
DWP, 2013, Guidance: Local Housing Allowance guidance and good practice for local authorities (updated in 2014) http://www.gov.uk/government/publications/local-housing-allowance-guidance-and-good-practice-for-local-authorities
Eccles, Louise, 2014, Over 40? Then you CAN’T have a mortgage: Banks are now rejecting borrowers who would still be paying off loan in retirement, The Daily Mail, http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2848026/Over-40-t-mortgage-Lenders-rejecting-borrowers-paying-loan-retirement.html#ixzz3mNkhU2RT
Eureka Network, 2015, http://www.eurekanetwork.org/content/e-3446-sandplast
Evans, David, 1992, Local Area Profiles of Crime: neighbourhood crime patterns in context (Trevor Locke with Norman Davidson, University of Hull), Chapter 3 in: Crime, Policing and Place: Essays in environmental criminology. Edited by David J Evans et al. 1992. Routledge.
Geiger, Owen, 2011, Recycled plastic block houses, http://www.motherearthnews.com/green-homes/recycled-plastic-block-houses.aspx
Government website, 2014, Methodology: assessing housing need, What methodological approach should be used?www.planningguidance.planningportal.gov.uk/blog/guidance/housing-and-economic-development-needs-assessments/methodology-assessing-housing-need/
Government website, 2015, Tenancy deposit protection. https://www.gov.uk/tenancy-deposit-protection/overview
Green Strata, 2015, website http://www.greenstrata.com.au/
Guardian, 2015, The Guardian view on Britain’s choice 2015: housing policy Editorial, Guardian newspaper, 27th April 2015. http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/apr/27/guardian-view-on-britain-choice-2015-housing-policy
Guardian, September 2015, We want to build 1m more English homes by 2020, says government. http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/sep/21/1m-more-homes-in-england-by-2020-government
Hanley, Lynsey, 2012, Private tenants like me need long-term security,The Guardian http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2012/jun/12/private-tenants-need-security
HMRC, 2015, Policy paper: Restricting finance cost relief for individual landlords. http://www.gov.uk/government/publications/restricting-finance-cost-relief-for-individual-landlords/restricting-finance-cost-relief-for-individual-landlords
Hope, Christopher, 2016, Thousands of new homes to be built by smaller builders, The Telegraph. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/12079464/Thousands-of-new-homes-to-be-built-by-smaller-builders.html
Inman, Phillip, 2015, The Guardian, Living wage fears sending ‘shockwaves’ through UK labour market, http://www.theguardian.com/business/2015/sep/08/living-wage-fears-sending-shockwaves-through-uk-labour-market
Innosupport, 2015, Latvian Technological Centre, http://www.innosupport.net/index.php?id=113
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Institute for Government, 2014, Political economy of housing in England, http://www.instituteforgovernment.org.uk/sites/default/files/publications/Political%20Economy%20of%20Housing%20in%20England%20231014F1.pdf
Jenkins, David, 2015, Britain’s modern house revolution, The Telegraph, http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/art/architecture/8810668/Britains-modern-house-revolution.html
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King, Anthony and Crewe, Ivor, 2014, The blunders of our Governments, One World Publications.
Leggett, Brit, 2010, EcoARK Pavilion made from 1.5 Million Plastic Bottles, Inhabitat, inhabitat.com/ecoark-pavilion-made-from-1-5-million-plastic-bottles/
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Locke, Trevor, 2015, House Bricks, four articles in Arts in Leicestershire magazine (online only)
Locke, Trevor, 2015, Housing policy: The impact of buy-to-let on housing policy, Trevor Locke’s blog, writertrevorlocke.wordpress.com/2015/09/19/buy-to-let/
Lynch, Gerard, 2012, Tudor Brickwork, http://www.buildingconservation.com/articles/tudor-brickwork/tudor-brickwork.htm
NLA, 2015, National Landlords association. http://www.landlords.org.uk
Office of National Statistics, 2013, A century of home ownership and renting in England, http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/rel/census/2011-census-analysis/a-century-of-home-ownership-and-renting-in-england-and-wales/short-story-on-housing.html
ONS, 2013, Families and Households 2013, http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/rel/family-demography/families-and-households/2013/stb-families.html
ONS, 2014, Families and Households, 2014, http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/dcp171778_393133.pdf
Office of the first minister, 2007 updated in 2011, A practical guide to policy making in Northern Ireland, http://www.ofmdfmni.gov.uk/practical-guide-policy-making.pdf
Osborne, Hilary, 2015, Powers to bring empty houses into use ‘ignored’, The Guardian, 11th February 2015. http://www.theguardian.com/money/2015/feb/11/powers-empty-houses-ignored-empty-dwelling-management
Owen, Jonathan, 2014, More people now rent privately than from councils or housing associations, The Independent, http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/more-people-now-rent-privately-than-from-councils-or-housing-associations-9155544.html
Planning Advisory Service. Objectively assessed need and housing targets – technical advice note, 2014.
Property Wire, 2015, http://www.propertywire.com/news/europe/uk-housing-market-rent-2015022710208.html
Sheffield City Council, 2014, Housing Strategy Action Plan 2013 – 2016.
Sheffield City Council, 2015, Housing strategies and consultations, http://www.sheffield.gov.uk/in-your-area/housing-services/housing-strategies.html
Self-build and Custom Housebuilding Bill 2014-15.
Shelter, 2015, Good practice guides. england.shelter.org.uk/professional_resources/policy_and_research/good_practice_downloads
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Szu Ping Chan, 2015, UK brick shortage will prolong housing crisis, The Telegraph, http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/economics/11565540/UK-brick-shortage-will-prolong-housing-crisis.html
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Thisismoney, 2014,Blocked by the banks? How to get a mortgage if you are are a small business owner or self-employed, October 2014
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