Tag Archives: housing

Could social housing be as personal as private ownership?

Could chains in social housing – Council or Housing Association homes – help more tenants to have the home they’d like? People who’ve bought or sold houses know about ‘chains’.  Estate agents will advertise ‘no chain’ against a property they … Continue reading

Posted in Housing, Policy thoughts, Social & Community | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Local Plans – get involved now!

Three times in the last two weeks I have had a chance to comment on what the future balance of homes and open space should be in Derby – and also other spatial-related things like where to put business and how to get … Continue reading

Posted in Environment, Events, Liberal Democrats, Liberal Democrats, News, Planning, Social & Community, Sustainability, Transport, Waste and recycling | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 58 Comments

Planning ahead

For a long time it’s worried me how many people plan for today and expect tomorrow to be much the same.  But life isn’t always like that and some trends one can anticipate and prepare for. It was with that in … Continue reading

Posted in News, Sustainability | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments