After an exciting week in Westminster, with Boris Johnson taking over as Prime Minister and a swift Cabinet reshuffle, the BSA has written to the new Prime Minister about housing, savings and communities.
In its letter the BSA called for:
The BSA has also written to the new Chancellor and Economic Secretary to the Treasury, raising the need for more proportionate regulation and greater support for different business models.
In our letter to the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government and the Housing Minister we raised a number of topics that are important to increasing housing supply and helping individuals onto the property ladder. These included shared ownership, starter homes, the Bank of Mum and Dad, housing for older people, self and custom build, modern methods of construction, green finance and Help to Buy.
For more information about the BSA’s Public Affairs priorities, please contact Kate.Creagh@bsa.org.uk