The future of UK housebuilding (RICS)

Published December 2010

This report aims to explore the future nature and form of UK housebuilding over the next 10 to 20 years with the purpose to encourage strategic thinking and provoke debate on the future of housing in the UK. The report reviews the current status of housebuilding, identifies the current key challenges and opportunities facing the industry in relation to the delivery of housing of quantity, quality, environmental sustainability and affordability. It then discusses the drivers for change and the potential future nature and form of housing, presenting strategic thinking based on expertise, existing knowledge and insights of the authors and others.