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Saltwell housingIf you would like to learn more about housing at the RTPI, continue your CPD or get involved, please see these links.


What's missing from the house price debate?

Why single-issue answers don't work for the housing market.

What critics of planning should understand about solving the housing crisis

In order to help solve the housing crisis we need to develop a shared understanding of the relationship between supply and value in the housing market. See more of our blogs.

Greenbelt debate

Our debate brought together  a number of leading thinkers to provide a diverse range of perspectives on greenbelt development.

Homes for Britain Campaign

We are proud to be a founding partner of a coalition of organisations who are campaigning to bring together all those who believe that everyone has a right to a decent affordable home to call their own.

Delivering large scale housing

Highlights how new homes can be built in the places where they are most needed by unlocking existing large scale housing schemes and potential sites across England and Scotland.

Planning for housing

Research report includes a tool to enable planners to find out how the household projections for English local authorities have changed between the 2008-based projections and the 2011-based interim projections. Explores factors important to understanding the latest projections and how they should be used.

Neighbourhood Planning

Planning Aid England has produced a suite of resources providing practical tips and advice to assist community groups when developing a neighbourhood plan.

Future-proofing society

Focuses on demographic change and climate change. Suggests how planning can help and why it is crucial in how our societies respond to these challenges.

Letchworth: What can 21st century planners learn form the original garden city?

An article in our journal The Planner that looks at what planners can learn from the financial and governance arrangements of Letchworth.

RTPI Awards for Planning Excellence

Showcases the very best in exceptional examples of planning to deliver housing and celebrates the contribution that planners and planning make to society. The Rise in Newcastle won the 2015 Award for Excellence in Delivering Housing

The RTPI-CIH Planning for Housing Network

Join our free Network which plays an important part in developing policy, knowledge and good practice for the RTPI and the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH).

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