Building together to transform housing

To see an industry transformation, we all need to pull together – including developers Kit Malthouse, the newly appointed housing minister following last Monday’s dramatic reshuffle, begins his new job this week. Although he is a fresh face, he must tackle the same fundamental problem that faced each of his immediate predecessors: how to get the UK building more good-quality homes. There is a pressing need for more housing, yet successive governments have struggled to keep up with this demand, especially when faced with the cold, hard reality of actual housebuilding numbers.