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Thunderous support for Employer Housing Pledges

This week, through our Fifty Thousand Homes campaign, we launched our first ever social media Thunderclap on Twitter, Facebook and Tumblr to raise awareness of our Employer Housing Pledges. With over...

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London’s overseas property buyers - debunking the myths

Steve Cole, Housing Policy Director, London First  The role of overseas buyers in the London housing market has been a press staple over the last couple of years, and the source of much...

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London could add significant numbers of new homes by making better use of land

City Hall and local authorities could support a new wave of housebuilding if they focus on making better use of land by supporting a programme of housing densification, new research from London First...

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Opportunity Knocks: Piecing together London’s Opportunity Areas

Opportunity Areas are one of Mayor Boris Johnson’s flagship schemes. Consisting of 38 brownfield land areas, they are earmarked to supply up to 303,000 new homes and 575,000 new jobs. As such,...

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The London Plan

For the first time in almost a decade a new London Plan has been drafted for consultation. The Plan sets out the Mayor’s spatial development strategy that determines planning policy for the capital...

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