'home ownership'

The Housing Forum calls for General Election candidates to back quality-housing drive

Date: 28/11/2019

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The Housing Forum is writing to all main party candidates standing in the General Election in England, urging them to place quality house building at the heart of their political agenda.

 

Addressing politicians representing Conservative, Labour and the Liberal Democrats, a manifesto issued by The Housing Forum sets out the steps necessary to solve the country’s housing crisis.

 

Titled “A Quality Home for All”, the manifesto calls for an effective ...

The Housing Forum's 10-point Manifesto for Housing

Date: 13/09/2019

 

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The Housing Forum’s Manifesto for Housing:

 

Achieving increased supply of the right homes and raising the quality of new homes are heavily impacted by wider economic conditions and the approach taken by the Government through supply and demand-side measures. The impact of Brexit and policy and investment decisions have the potential to immediately stimulate or contract market forces.


Unlike investment in other infrastructure, Government can commit to capital ...

CEO Forum: Shaping the future – The Midlands Housing Offer

Date: 26/10/2016

 

 

 

CEOs of The Housing Forum member organisations met in Birmingham on 21st September 2016 to discuss shaping the future for the Midlands housing offer. Focus was on how to improve quality in construction and ensure that shared ownership and other tenures can be built out commercially – even if the market fluctuates.

 

The conclusions of the Forum are:

 

  • Particularly in times of uncertainty joint ventures offer a good basis for the long-term
  • Shared ...

Housing delivery in the post EU referendum context

Date: 27/07/2016

 

 

 

 

CEOs of The Housing Forum member organisations share insights on the effects of exiting the EU on house building, shared ownership programmes, the build for rent sector and on UK manufacturing into the housing market.

 

The conclusions of the Forum are:

 

  • In the aftermath of the EU referendum, significant confidence still remains in the housing sector.
  • The result has not changed the fact that there is a serious, long term under supply of housing in all ...

Response to the Redfern Review into the decline of homeownership

Date: 18/03/2016

 

The Housing Forum has used member views gathered from its many events to respond to the Redfern Review.

 

The Redfern Review into the decline of home ownership was commissioned by Shadow Cabinet Minister for Housing John Healey in late October 2015.

 

It is an independent review into the causes of falling homeownership and the future direction of homeownership trends. Its main objective is to create critical review of the environment for homeownership and ways in which it ...

New solutions to housing supply - CEO Forum hosted by NHBC - London

Date: 27/01/2016

The Housing Forum, in conjunction with NHBC, hosted a CEO Forum to discuss new approaches to meeting the Government's ambitious housing targets through greater supply, with speakers Stephen Teagle, John Knevett and Tina Barndard.

In his opening remarks, Stephen Teagle, Managing Director Affordable Housing and Regeneration at Galliford Try, commented that this country faces a serious and enduring supply deficit in housing. The Housing Forum has established a new working group on this central ...