'affordable housing'

g15 meets the challenge of urban renewal in new report

Date: 14/10/2016

 

 

 

 

The g15 – who represent London’s largest housing associations– has launched a report which documents 35 of its estate regeneration projects. It highlights the importance of estate regeneration in solving the capital’s housing crisis and identifies what is required to deliver more.

 

The ‘Meeting the Challenge of Urban Renewal: The g15’s Contribution to Regenerating London’s Estates’-report shows how partnerships ...

Announcement of support for home building

Date: 07/10/2016

 

 

  

The Housing Forum welcomes the announcement of additional funding to support the Home Building Fund and the introduction of the Accelerated Construction Fund announced by the Chancellor and Communities Minister this week.

  

The funds will provide £1bn of development finance for 25,000 homes this Parliament and up to £2bn for longer term delivery. The Accelerated Construction Fund has also been announced to support building on Government land, ...

Housing and The Government’s Spending Review 2015 - Hosted by Kier in London

Date: 16/12/2015

The CEO Forum, "Housing and the Government's Spending Review" was chaired by John Anderson, Kier Living.  

 

Read the full report and conclusions 

Collaborating for value: CEO Forum hosted by Baily Garner in Birmingham

Date: 18/11/2015

The Forum was chaired by Tim Bush of Baily Garner, one of the leading interdisciplinary construction consultancy providers to the housing sector. The topic for this Forum was Collaborating for value: Reassessing Development Plans with 1% rent reductions, and focussed on the public rented sector; it is clear that there are regional differences with housing associations in the south identifying proposals to increase revenue through sales but such opportunities being very limited north of ...

More Homes for London – response to the London Housing Commission

Date: 12/10/2015

 

More Homes for London- a special members Housing Forum event with Lord Bob Kerslake, Chair of the London Housing Commission and featuring the four member and authors of “Superdensity The Sequel" took place on Friday 9th October. 

 

Lord Bob Kerslake, chair of the London Housing Commission set out the objectives – to examine how to double housing output in London and maintain this over a period of time as if this is not addressed, there will be a serious economic ...

A special member event with Lord Kerslake on the London Housing Commission and Superdensity – as a solution to London’s housing shortage

Date: 22/09/2015

 

Open for booking As London faces unprecedented housing challenges in supply and affordability, The Housing Forum is holding a special member event to present evidence to Lord Bob Kerslake, chair of the London Housing Commission and hear from the authors of “Superdensity-The Sequel”, how the density of housing development can be raised by the imaginative use of upper storeys and under-developed land.

 

Date: Friday 9th October 2015

 

Time: 8.30 a.m. to ...

New Politics of Housing - CEO Forum - July 2015 Hosted by NHBC

Date: 30/07/2015

 

The Housing Forum met to consider the July 2015 budget and how the Government will approach their manifesto commitments for housing supply, home ownership, welfare, efficiency and devolution.

 

In his opening remarks, Stephen Teagle highlighted the impact of these policies of future housing supply. At the heart of this agenda are incentives to accelerate planning decisions and refocus on home ownership and devolved powers.  

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Building Homes- The Bigger Picture : Conference Highlights

Date: 14/07/2015

 

  

 

How to build more homes? This was the first question raised and responded to by Tim Wates – who urged that infrastructure in towns had to be improved when new homes are planned.

 

 

Tim Wates- Chairman- Wates Developments

 

David Lunts raised issues of the challenges for affordable homes in London where capital values are ten times higher than in Birmingham.

 

 

         

David Lunts, Executive ...

A Housing Dividend from Devolution- topical debate in Leeds CEO Forum- just released

Date: 28/06/2015

 

Devolution to northern cities and their economic hinterland is part of the Government’s legislative programme.

 

The Housing Forum met to consider the impact on housing prospects in Leeds and Yorkshire. Keith Exford’s view on the course of devolution is that it is unstoppable; with some commentators saying that the level of devolved powers proposed does not go far enough.

 

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