Focus: Policy

Talking about housing

On 28 February 2023, FrameWorks UK, in collaboration with the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, launched a toolkit, ‘How to talk about homes’, with a live broadcast online. The toolkit was underpinned by analysis of conversations with members of the public and various organisations. The resource, as I understood it, was created to equip people who want …

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First Homes policy

What is it? The Conservative Party’s manifesto of November 2019 offered ideas on how Government could help more people buy a house: Encouraging financial institutions to create a ‘new market’ that makes it easier for people to take on mortgage debts at long-term fixed rates, and to ‘slash the cost of deposits’.  Enabling local authorities …

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