Latest statistics from the NHBC have revealed a surge in new home registrations, whilst ONS figures reveal a stall in construction output in June.
ONS data reveals that house price affordability hits the lowest level on record, as the CPA forecasts construction growth to slow in 2023.
Office for National Statistics figures have revealed a surge in housebuilding output in May, whilst Greg Clark defies calls for a U-turn on the Building Safety Levy.
This week has seen a change in Housing Secretary, in a busy week for UK politics. Meanwhile, the Health and Safety Executive publish their latest construction statistics.
Michael Gove has stated that the Government’s target of 300,000 new homes a year is “difficult”, amidst a report which reveals huge gaps in worker supply.
Halifax and Zoopla warn of a slowdown in the housing market, as housebuilding output flatlines in May.
The Home Builders Federation has commissioned a report which questions the amount of nutrient-related pollution in new-build developments.
Rightmove publish their house price index for May, whilst the Housing Minister pledges to tackle resource challenges.
The crisis in Ukraine is having an impact on rising build costs, due to reports this week, as Vistry and Countryside post results.
Housing Secretary Michael Gove casts doubt over the Government’s target of 300,000 homes a year by 2025, as construction output dips in April.