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A Housing Forum Guide: MMC for Affordable Housing Developers

Date: 27/09/2019

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Mythbusting guide to MMC seeks to solve the affordable housing crisis

 

A new guide argues that modern methods of construction (MMC) are key to increasing the supply of affordable homes in the UK.

 

Published by The Housing Forum, MMC for Affordable Housing Developers, aims to help public sector organisations navigate the procurement, planning, design and post-build stages of MMC projects.

 

It includes a detailed section on mythbusting, highlighting common ...

New MMC Guide for Affordable Developers to Launch at Breakfast Event

Date: 09/09/2019

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We are delighted to announce that our new guide 'MMC for affordable housing developers' will be launched at a special Breakfast Briefing on Friday 27 September.

 

Modern methods of construction (MMC), the catch-all phrase for non-traditional means of building, including major housing elements produced off-site in factories, is not a new concept. Some of the key drivers for the adoption of MMC have converged in recent years though and they now make MMC a feasible, attractive and ...

Review: Launch of MMC Guide for Affordable Housing Developers

Date: 11/08/2019

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Launch of The Housing Forum’s MMC Guide for Affordable Housing Developers

 

 

“Modern Methods of Construction – the key to increasing the supply of affordable homes in the UK”

 

 

Last month, we hosted a breakfast briefing in London to launch MMC for Affordable Housing Developers – a guide to overcoming the hurdles associated with modern methods of construction (MMC).

 

It aims to bust the myths associated with ...

The Housing Forum's Hackitt Consultation Response

Date: 31/07/2019

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Thank you to all Housing Forum members and Board members who contributed to The Housing Forum’s response to the Government’s consultation on ‘Building a safer future: proposals for reform of the building safety regulatory system’ and to Trowers and Hamlins for a helpful summary and overview.

 

We have long recognised that this is an important issue for organisations involved in the design, procurement and construction delivery of projects and welcome ...

The Housing Forum at Housing 2019

Date: 01/07/2019

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The Housing Forum at Housing 2019

 

The Housing Forum joined organisations from across the housing supply chain last week at Housing 2019, Europe's largest and most inclusive housing festival and the Chartered Institute of Housing's annual conference.

 

Whilst at the conference – in addition to exhibiting - we examined and debated some of biggest challenges facing the industry, featuring sessions at the conference on:

 

Hackitt Review response consultation ...

Autumn & Winter Events Programme

Date: 06/08/2018

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We are delighted to announce The Housing Forum's updated autumn & winter events programme for 2018. 

 

If you would like further information about any of our events, please do contact us via events@thehousingforum.org.uk.

 

 

September

 

     
         
Wednesday 12       CEO Forum with Engie       Leicester
         
Wednesday 26   ...

CIH Housing 2018: Visit us in Manchester

Date: 15/06/2018

 

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The Housing Forum will be making the most of CIH Housing 2018 from Tuesday 26-Thursday 28 June. 

 

We are hosting two thought leadership sessions at the conference, supporting the MHCLG Design Quality Seminar and exhibiting at stand B12.

 

We are delighted to provide complimentary exhibition passes to Housing 2018. Please follow the link below to register. This registration will provide access to all sessions listed below.

 

Register for free exhibition ...

Stopping Building Failures Report Launched

Date: 25/05/2018

 

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“The sector’s inability to deliver consistent quality is at the heart of all building failures”

 

Drawing on expertise from across the sector The Housing Forum is launching a new report and best practice guide – “Stopping Building Failures” aimed at providing a practical response to the “deep flaws in the current system” identified by Dame Judith Hackitt in her report Building a Safer Future.

 

Stopping Building ...

National Conference: Shelagh Grant Looks Forward to Building the Future

Date: 21/05/2018

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The central theme of our National Conference programme is connectivity – of people - of places - of ideas - of skills – and how in combination, we might shape future communities.

 

Housing projects are underway throughout the country and there is a growth trajectory with many more new communities planned. The combination of advances in technology, different techniques opening up possibilities of more land and advances in transport, particularly rail are bringing ...

National Conference: Building the Future - Programme Announced

Date: 11/04/2018

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The programme for our 2018 National Conference will explore the theme ‘Building the Future’; with a range of expert speakers from across the sector. 

 

We're delighted today to announce the programme for the day, which will also include a walking tour around the fascinating new built environment at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, followed by a networking drinks reception.

 

The four main elements of the national conference will focus on:

  • Housing Supply

    ...

National Conference: Building the Future - Book your place

Date: 26/03/2018

 

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The National Conference is a major event in The Housing Forum’s annual programme, bringing the house building supply chain together after an exceptional year of growth and expansion in a challenging climate.

 

Our 2018 National Conference will explore the theme ‘Building the Future’; with a range of expert speakers from across the sector. Topics will include:

 

  • Leading for the future
  • Accelerating housing delivery
  • Quality & skills in modern ...

Asset Management Club, Watford, 30th April 2015

Date: 15/05/2015

 

Tina Barnard CEO Watford Community Housing  Trust chaired the first meeting of this new quarterly club for local  housing practitioners  set up to look at the big challenges affecting asset management in the affordable housing sector (Link to Watford Community Housing Trust web site)

 

The club heard about a range of approaches to asset management, re-use of amenity land for new build and the potential of Building Information Management (BIM). Shelagh Grant, Chief ...