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Meeting the UK’s housing demand

Inquiry

This inquiry investigates the demand for new housing in the UK and how barriers to meeting this demand can be overcome.

The inquiry considers the key factors shaping the type, tenure and quality of housing needed in the UK. It also examines a range of challenges to meet that demand including skills shortages in the construction industry and some specific aspects of the planning system.

The Committee published its report on 10 January 2022.

This inquiry is no longer accepting evidence

The deadline for submissions was Friday 10 September 2021.

Reports, special reports and government responses

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1st Report - Meeting housing demand
Inquiry Meeting the UK’s housing demand
Committees Built Environment Committee
HL Paper 132
Report
Response to this report
Government response to the Committee's report "Meeting housing demand"
Government Response

Oral evidence transcripts

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2 November 2021
Inquiry Meeting the UK’s housing demand
Witnesses Emma Fraser (Director, Housing Markets and Strategy Team at Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities), and Christopher Pincher (Minister of State (Minister for Housing) at Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities)
Committees Built Environment Committee
Oral Evidence
26 October 2021
Inquiry Meeting the UK’s housing demand
Witnesses Federation of Master Builders, Esquire Developments Ltd, and Clarion Housing Group
Committees Built Environment Committee
Oral Evidence
19 October 2021
Inquiry Meeting the UK’s housing demand
Witnesses Leicester City Council, Public Practice, and Oxford City Council
Committees Built Environment Committee
Oral Evidence
UKH0116 - Meeting the UK’s housing demand
Witnesses Professor Christian Hilber (Professor of Economic Geography at London School of Economics and Political Science)
Committees Built Environment Committee
Written Evidence
UKH0115 - Meeting the UK’s housing demand
Witnesses Homes England
Committees Built Environment Committee
Written Evidence
UKH0114 - Meeting the UK’s housing demand
Witnesses Centre for Cities
Committees Built Environment Committee
Written Evidence

Contact us

  • Email: builtenvironment@parliament.uk
  • Phone: 020 7219 3140 (committee staff) | 020 7219 6640 (Press Officer)
  • Address: Built Environment Committee, House of Lords, London SW1A 0PW