Will 2019 see progress on the housing crisis?

Once the word “Housing” was added to DCLG’s name (turning it into the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government) in January 2018, you just knew we were in for a big year of governmental publications on that very subject – packed with good intentions and a swathe of recommendations.

Admittedly, that’s partially because some of the big ones were scheduled in. But the new NPPF, the social housing green paper, the government response to the official housing white paper, the Letwin review and the Housing Delivery Test Measurement Rule Book (among others) have surely contributed