Baugruppen & infra

The organisation responsible for the redevelopment of London's Olympic park held a public consultation recently - specifically a consultation on a parcel allocated to residential development - so I went along. The offer was a fairly standard mix of private for sale and affordable (i.e. subsidised) housing; no baugruppen in sight. I had a couple … Continue reading Baugruppen & infra

‘Benefits to bricks’

Not directly relevant to baugruppen but still interesting as an indication of a shift in housing public policy: housing benefit funds may be devolved to pay for social housing. The IPPR recommended this, and the Commission on London Finance, established by the mayor, now backs it.