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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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Latest news releases

Guiding you through the barriers to small brownfield site development

Small brownfield sites pose particular challenges to landowners, developers and…

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The greying of green rural England

Our green and pleasant land is turning grey as rural…

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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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Recent Publications

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A guide to small brownfield sites and land contamination

How to navigate the barriers that characterise small brownfield sites….

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NF80

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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Foundation Facts

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

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