Alumni Network: Build to Rent roundtable

Although the UK’s Build to Rent sector has been slow to get going, in Q1 2019 it represented 21% of all residential starts and was scaling at a rate comparable to the student housing boom of the noughties. FoL convened a roundtable to discuss the current landscape and future of Build to Rent. Could it ever become the tenure of choice for Londoners?

A Tale of Two Wembleys

This Placemaking Collective visit to the rapidly changing Wembley area started to answer some of the questions about Wembley & the Olympic Way raised in FoL’s 2015 ‘Communities in Transition’ field trip. Find out more about Brent and Quintain’s ambitions…

Housing Delivery Models – Press release

With no major help coming in the Autumn Budget, the London housing industry – public, private and third sector – is getting on with business, with nearly 180,000 homes in the pipeline through local government models alone. This FoL/GVA report shows how.

Making the Most of Build to Rent: Executive Summary

William Street Quarter

‘Build to Rent’ housing designed and managed specifically for private renters is on the rise in London – there were four times as many private rented sector (PRS) schemes in development at the end of 2016 than in the previous seven years.1Molior (2016) Q3 PRS Research (membership required to access) … Read more

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London boroughs vital for Build to Rent

build to rent housing

With the gap between social housing and home ownership wider than ever, PRS offers a real alternative. This report gives an overview of the current wave PRS development in London, now at the highest level in four years.

Categories PRS

Build to Rent: Design & Liveability

build to rent roundtable participants

Future of London brought together housing experts to discuss design and management of the Build to Rent product. This third and final senior roundtable has informed the FoL/LSE London research report, to be launched January 2017.

Categories PRS