Breaking: 100 “affordable” homes for Blackberry Hill development
Developer Galliford Try has agreed to include 100 "affordable" homes at the proposed 305 unit Blackberry Hill site in Fishponds.
Bristol Uni announces big plans for fossil fuels divestment
The outcome of a long campaign for fossil fuels divestment
Housing: Talk is turning into action
It’s not often we can report positive news about housing. But last night’s Big Housing Conversation (Round 2) provided precisely that.
Breaking: Chocolate Factory development final decision
Councillors today backed down to developers over the controversial Chocolate Factory site in Easton. In a case that has become emblematic of the housing crisis...
Half a billion to shareholders, next to no affordable housing for Bristol
A developer that made £1 billion in profit after tax in 2015 (yes, you read that correctly) is wriggling out of affordable housing obligations in...
Breaking: Multinational bank backs down to local campaigners
Santander has been forced to back track on a controversial policy.
4% “affordable” Easton development up for decision… again!
The controversial plans were deferred in November.
Chinese state is behind a zero affordable housing development in Bristol
And they’re “minimising” taxes.
£12 Million profit not enough for zero-affordable housing developer
The Bristol Post swallows developer’s line on Blackberry Hill development
A victory for housing crisis transparency in Bristol
The council have responded to Cable and community pressure and released documents on controversial developments.
How the ‘housing crisis’ is a crisis of policy, profiteering and politics
Housing development policy is marked by secrecy and misleading definitions. But can it be pushed back?
The offshore companies and billion pound corporations stealing Bristol’s homes
Four recent major applications reveal a picture of profiteering from the housing crisis