People block developers profiting from Bristol’s housing crisis
Campaign against the Chocolate Factory development in Greenbank kicks back into action as developers begin work – minus any affordable housing.
Revealed: The aristocrats behind Totterdown’s unaffordable tower blocks
Bristol’s red hot housing crisis is attracting a globetrotting elite. One owns this castle.
Opinion: Fitting that Bristol strikes at developers in week of Paradise Papers
Investigative journalist and member of the Tax Justice Network George Turner gives his take.
Finally: A victory on housing crisis transparency
A year later, the council have responded to calls to take on developers. Here is the Cable’s take.
The council is still not publishing secret documents on housing
As yet another zero-affordable development gets going, delays hold back transparency policy
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...
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?