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Opinion: Why do they never learn?

The gap has grown between outcomes in British regional cities and their continental counterparts, and current government policy won't close it, writes Tim Williams.


Need to know: Levelling Up Fund allocations ignite debate

Northern mayors and other leaders add voices to calls for a move away from competitive bidding process for government regeneration funding.

Review: Housing development on a former industrial site

The saw-tooth roof profile gives an east London scheme a clear identity and references the site's industrial past, which is reflected throughout the development, finds Brendan Kilpatrick.

Advice: Using housing development to revive the high street

There are benefits to bringing new housing development to the high street, as long as proposals consider the local context and demands, finds Ben Kochan.

Need to know: Infrastructure commission calls for action to limit future flood risk

Stricter controls on new developments and investment in drainage are needed to combat intense rainfall and increased urbanisation, according to government advisor.

Analysis: Addressing damp and mould in rented housing

Calls to radically change the way landlords respond to damp and mould in their homes have turned to action in the wake of the death of Awaab Ishak, writes Josephine Smit.

Opinion: Towards a new form of levelling up and regeneration

Policies in the Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill and moves by rebellious backbench MPs both include some measures that may contribute to a new vision for levelling up and regeneration, writes Chris Brown.

Opinion: Look locally to respond to the retail revolution

Strategies for renewing or replacing declining shopping centres will be highly locational and localised, writes Tim Williams.

Opinion: Making the most of the opportunity in suburban build to rent

Build-to-rent suburban communities have a part to play in delivering on the levelling up agenda, writes Ian Barnett.

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