Land for the people… how ending the scandal of ‘landbanking’ is one way to solve our housing crisis

Only radical action will solve the scandal of development land lying idle, making fat profits for investors while local families are deprived of desperately needed homes, says a leading Hastings councillor. Stronger compulsory purchase powers (CPOs) would release dozens of development sites for affordable housing, Andy Batsford, lead councillor for Read more…