As the parties strive to outbid each other with their spending plans, we look at the policies, pledges and promises that could impact the future of property and construction.
- A £75bn "housing revolution" and the "biggest council housebuilding programme in decades" - a manifesto target of 100,000 council homes a year over 5 years.
- £1bn Fire Safety Fund to fit sprinklers and other fire safety equipment in all high-rise council and housing association blocks. And enforce the replacement of dangerous Grenfell-style cladding on all high-rise buildings.
- Mandatory building standards and guidance, enforced by Fire and Rescue Service safety officers.
- 50,000 "genuinely affordable" social homes per year, in partnership with housing associations.
- Introduction of a long-term investment plan to deliver Northern Powerhouse Rail and complete HS2 in full (to Scotland).
- £250bn of lending for enterprise, infrastructure and innovation over 10 years.
- Renationalisation of the railways and a reduction in the cost of season tickets and other regulated fares by a third.
- Aim to deliver 90% of electricity and 50% of heat from renewables and low-carbon energy sources by 2030.
- Including 9,000 new wind turbines;
- Solar panels to cover 22,000 football pitches
- New nuclear power for energy security
- Trial and expand tidal energy
- Investment to reduce the cost of renewable and low-carbon hydrogen production
- Zero-carbon homes standard for all new homes
- Eliminate fuel poverty by upgrading most of the UK's homes to the highest level of energy-efficiency by 2030
- Launch of a Climate Apprenticeship programme to help employers to develop the skills needed to lead the world in clean technology.
- 320,000 climate apprenticeships by the next parliament;
- 886,000 by 2030
- Tenants in new housing association properties will be offered the right-to-shared-ownership of their home.
- Extend Help to Buy by two years to 2023
- Target of 300,000 new homes a year by the mid-20s
- Amendment of planning rules so that infrastructure like roads, schools and GP surgeries are in place before people move into new homes. This will be supported by a £10bn Single Housing Infrastructure Fund.
- £6.3bn investment for environmental upgrades to homes, such as improving boilers and insulation.
- Intend to invest £100bn before the next parliament, on rail, road and other infrastructure.
- An additional £500m to be made available for Electric Vehicle (EV) charging and new EVs.
- Rail investment to include building the Northern Powerhouse, investing in the Midlands Rail Hub and improve train lines to the South-west and East Anglia.
- Promise to commit more than £4bn to fund public transport in the Midlands and the North.
- Funding for cities to upgrade their bus, tram and train services.
- £28.8bn investment in strategic and local roards, as well as £2bn to deal with potholes.
- Initiatives to achieve a net-zero target on carbon emissions by 2050.
- Plan to priorities the environment in the next budget.
- £9.2bn investment to make homes, schools and hospitals more energy efficient and lower energy bills.
- Direct spending on housebuilding for 300,000 home a year by 2024, including 100,000 social homes.
- Introduction of a "Rent to Own" scheme for social housing, where rent payments increase a tenant's stake in the property, allowing them to own it in full after 30 years.
- A "Help to Rent" scheme would provide government-backed tenancy deposit loans for first-time renters under 30.
- £15bn investment over the next parliament, to retrofit insulation for 26million homes.
- Allow Local Authorities to increase council tax by up to 500% for second homes and a stamp duty surcharge on these purchases from overseas residents
- £50bn Regional Rebalancing Programme for infrastructure spend across the UK.
- £130bn package of infrastrucure investment.
- Delivery of HS2, Crossrail 2 and other major new strategic rail routes.
- All new homes and non-domestic buildings to be built to a zero-carbon standard by 2021. "Rising to a Passivhaus standard by 2025".
- An emergency 10-year programme to reduce energy consumption from all UK buildings, cutting emissions and fuel bills to end fuel poverty.
- £20bn a year for five years to tackle the climate emergency.
- A climate action plan to reduce net greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2045 and generate 80% of electricity from renewables by 2030.
What are your thoughts on the above policies, what stands out as a major factor for your business in the years to come?