Public land: win-win for health and housing

One of the obstacles to the acceleration of new housing development at pace is the scarcity of suitable land. Potential answers include developing on the green belt or brownfield sites, but these are not without their challenges. 

According to its 2015 Estates Return Information Collection figures, the NHS alone holds 6,520 hectares of land, so there is a major opportunity to make a real dent in the housing crisis if the sector is able to effectively utilise this land. 

Read our article for further insight.