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40 facts: homes, housing and house building today

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Futurology: the new home in 2050

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Moving insights from the over-55s: what homes do they buy?

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Windows – making it clear: energy, daylight and thermal comfort

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Small house builders and developers: current challenges to growth

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NF81 40 facts: homes, housing and house building today

A convenient reference to the facts and figures that define the housing sector. Using many infographics, this guide considers who we build for, land use, the existing stock, house building’s contribution to the economy and the impact of housing on health. Includes historical context, international comparisons and forward projections.

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Link between housing and health highlighted by NHBC Foundation

The link between inadequate housing and poor physical and mental…

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The right housing at the right time

The housing ladder, as a descriptor of the property market,…

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The changing shape of UK households

Everything and everybody changes, and as we change the households…

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Recent Publications

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Futurology: the new home in 2050

This view of the future shows how new home design might respond to the main demographic...

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NF79

Moving insights from the over-55s: what homes do they buy?

Explores the drivers and patterns of moves made by people approaching or in retirement.

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NF78

Windows – making it clear: energy, daylight and thermal comfort

In this guide, the impact of window choice on performance is shown for a range of home types...

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Foundation Facts

Foundation Facts showcases recent research and guidance completed by the NHBC Foundation.

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