Housing, Communities & Local Government Committee Inquiry: Permitted Development Rights — London First Response
London First’s response to the Housing, Communities & Local Government Committee Inquiry into Permitted Development Rights.
Who lives in Build-To-Rent?
This report, by London First, British Property Federation and United Kingdom Apartments Association (UKAA), is a snapshot analysis of ten developments across London, and the diverse nature of their residents.
Planning for the Future: Consultation Response
Our consultation response on the Government’s proposed reforms of the planning system. The White Paper was published back in August and this response brings together London First and our members’ take on potentially the biggest overhaul of the planning system since 1945.
High Streets Manifesto
Our report calling for changes to planning and development rules and cutting red tape to unlock the potential of the high street, and to support London’s start-ups and entrepreneurs.
Hard Choices — How much should the nation spend on building new homes?
A £20 billion ‘brick wall’ stands in the way of the government’s ambition to deliver its promise of building 300,000 homes a year in England, according to a new report for London First by leading economics consultancy Volterra.
Homes for voters- a people poll in the build up to local elections 2018
In March 2018, London First and Grosvenor commissioned YouGov to survey Londoners and Councillors in London on their views about housing, particularly in relation to the local elections in May 2018. We summarise the key highlights of the survey here.
Everything you need to know about build to rent in London
This report provides an overview of why build to rent is relevant to London and the many housing challenges the city faces, the benefits that such development can bring such as helping to increase housing supply, and an explanation of key issues that boroughs will need to consider when thinking about build to rent schemes in their areas.
Fixing the Housing Crisis ‑Performance Indicators 2017
We commissioned Grant Thornton to produce baseline analysis, charting progress towards building the homes that Londoners need. This report captures the full picture of house building in the capital throughout 2017.
Seizing the Opportunities- a new approach for transforming London
We have brought together practitioners and consulted widely to consider why London has struggled to transform many of its Opportunity Areas and similar locations into productive places. We identify what is needed to help accelerate progress to create great places to live and work, at pace, volume, quality and affordability for the long-term success of London.
Unlocking London’s Residential Density
Exploring how a new approach to daylight and sunlight guidance for dense urban environments is one of the key components to achieving a significant
increase in housing and maintaining good quality amenity.