A group of MPs have called on the government to conduct a "comprehensive review" of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF).
NHS Property Services has begun charging market based rents on its 3,500 properties.
The government is consulting with housing associations about how they can be helped to build more homes.
The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) has appointed a new interim chief executive.
Mayor of London Boris Johnson has announced a public consultation over plans to transform further parts of the Royal Docks and adjoining Beckton Riverside, which could deliver more than 24,000 homes and 60,000 jobs.
The Department of Communities and Local Government has announced a large scale programme of station regenerations to deliver up to 10,000 new homes and to "revitalise" town centres.
Local authorities could have to compete to process planning applications and offer a fast-track application service under government plans.
At Sitematch London 2016, we spoke to the winners of the GL Hearn and Sitematch London Planning Authority Award from Greenwich Council: Mike Hows, assistant director, planning; Andrew Parker, planning manager – major developments; and Cllr Danny Thorpe, cabinet member for regeneration and transport.
We caught up with keynote speaker Richard Blakeway, deputy mayor for housing, land and property at Sitematch London 2016.
The fifth Sitematch London, 3Fox International's event which brings together local authorities and the private sector to encourage development in the capital, was the biggest yet.