UK Housing Review 2018
By Mark Stephens, John Perry, Steve Wilcox and Peter Williams
AuthorMark Stephens, John Perry, Steve Wilcox, Peter Williams and Gillian Young
The UK Housing Review is the prime source of information and analysis for all concerned with housing policy and finance.
Commentary chapters in this year’s Review include analysis of recent trends in UK housing markets and in housing needs, as well as of public expenditure on housing and the government’s current plans. There is a major analysis of homelessness across the UK. Contemporary issues chapters cover the effects of government help for first-time buyers, whether planning policies do enough to assist affordable housing development and a review of how the purpose of social housing has changed over the past 50 years and continues to change.
The 2018 edition features over 200 standard charts and tables including data on:
- Homelessness and lettings
- Housing investment by councils
- Housing stock and conditions housing associations and private investors
- Housing characteristics and incomes
- Subsidies, tax relief and benefits
- House prices and market trends
- Public expenditure plans
- Rents and revenue spending
- UK and international economic trends
‘For 25 years the UKHR has held a mirror up to government policy. A copy is always on our desk.’ David Montague, London & Quadrant.
'A brilliant publication, full of really useful and interesting stuff.' Lord Richard Best.
‘I couldn’t have built my databases without the UK Housing Review. Superb for adding context, it’s a goldmine: I’ve often found its sheer range and combination of data triggers new ideas and perspectives.’ Rob Cowley, data editor of Social Housing magazine.
Financial support for the Review has been received from Clarion, Crisis, HouseMark, Housing Studies Charitable Trust, London & Quadrant, the Northern Ireland Housing Executive, Orbit Group, the Scottish Government, Southern Housing Group, UK Finance and the Welsh Government.