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The Housing Forum's 10-point Manifesto for Housing

Date: 13/09/2019

 

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Chair of The Housing Forum, Stephen Teagle will be visiting the Lib Dem political party conferences this year to present the Housing Forum’s manifesto for housing to policy-makers and politicians.

 

The Housing Forum will be making representations to all parties as we seek to increase both the supply and quality of new homes. We are the only cross-sector, industry-wide organisation that represents the entire housing supply chain as the representative ...

Capacity Building for Local Council Housebuilders

Date: 17/07/2019

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The Housing Forum’s key purpose is to encourage partnerships, increase supply and encourage quality outcomes in housing development.

 

Building influence with national and local government using our collaborative expertise is a major aim in our strategic plan. To support this, we have set up a new work stream aimed at local councils who have ambition to build homes.

 

Member organisations including Baily Garner, Ark, Trowers & Hamlins and NHBC contributed to our ...

Quarterly Newsletter: June 2019

Date: 12/06/2019

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Catch up on the latest news, events and outputs from The Housing Forum in our quarterly newsletter.

 

Our June newsletter includes:

 

  • Housing 2019 
  • New Chair Announcement
  • Upcoming Forums
  • Working Group Updates
  • Forum Outputs
  • Affordable Housing Commission
  • Freiburg Study Tour
  • Members in the Spotlight

 

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Video: Shelagh Grant Discusses FAC-1 Framework Alliance Contract with Professor David Mosey

Date: 22/03/2019

 

Major construction and engineering projects the world over face the challenge of bringing multiple consultants, contractors and specialists together to integrate their work, services and supplies.

 

There are great opportunities not only to reduce disputes but also to improve economic and social value through new contract relationships that integrate team members and that embed learning from one project to another.

 

In response to these challenges, experts in the Centre of ...

Development Partnership Forum - London

Date: 01/03/2019

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Hear from Richard Jones of Arcadis on his well-informed assessment of the impact of Brexit on housing development and Alistair McLeod of Waterstons on using data to build in resilience in housing businesses.

 

This Forum will also feature:

  • Draft new London Plan – what it means for housing partnerships
  • Professor Janice Morphet’s up to date findings on new house building by local councils
  • GLA’s Housing Tracker
  • An in-depth examination of Clarion’s ...

Bookings Now Open - National Conference 2019

Date: 22/02/2019

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The Challenge of Change

 

Thursday 9 May 2019 from 09:30 - 17:30 followed by drinks reception. 

Hilton London Wembley, Lakeside Way, Wembley HA9 0BU

 

 

The Housing Forum's 2019 National Conference will explore how the housing industry has risen to the challenge of increased demand and changing expectations - where quality outcomes and partnership working achieved success.

 

This year's conference is taking place in the heart of Wembley Park and ...

MIPIM Breakfast Briefing: The New Reality

Date: 11/02/2019

 

 

Our annual breakfast event during MIPIM returns to the Radisson Blu on Wednesday 13 March. 

 

This year’s panel discussion will centre on the role of local authorities in delivering new homes and the panel will include:

  • Pat Ritchie, Chief Executive, Newcastle City Council
  • Tom Walker, Deputy Chief Executive, Homes England
  • Steve Partridge, Senior Partner, Savills
  • Richard Sterling, Development Manager, Willmott Dixon

 

As well as enjoying a buffet ...

Programme announced for next Development Partnership Forum

Date: 13/10/2018

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After a year of major announcements on housing supply and build quality, the final Development Partnership Forum in 2018 will examine the new opportunities available to the sector. 

 

This Forum will explore how larger housing associations have a significant role to play through Strategic Partnerships with Homes England. In addition, selected case studies will demonstrate how more local councils are finding ways to form innovative partnerships to develop ...

CEO Forum Output: Partnering for Housing Delivery and Diversifying Supply

Date: 10/07/2018

 

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The subject matter and discussion for The Housing Forum's latest CEO Forum was partnership and diversifiying housing supply.

 

NHBC hosted the Forum and openend with a perspective on the current state of play in terms of new starts and registrations. Long term trends indicate continued growth with the second highest level of registrations in a decade, although there has been some decline in numbers of registrations in London.

 

There followed a ...

New £18m fund to speed up house building

Date: 11/11/2016

 

 

 

Housing Minister Gavin Barwell has announced a new £18million fund to accelerate house building in order to provide thousands of new homes where people will want to live.

 

From 11 November 2016 councils are able to bid for a share of the ‘capacity fund’ which is created to tackle planning issues that can cause delays and prevent builders from getting on site and starting work quickly.

 

The £18million will help accelerate delivery of up ...