'land supply'

Development Partnership Forum for the south & west of England: Supply & Regeneration

Date: 14/08/2018

 

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The major focus of this inaugural Development Partnership Forum for the south and west of England will be on new initiatives and latest policy from government, developing quality homes, diversifying housing supply and estate regeneration. This Forum will be relevant to all councils and housing associations together with partnering contractors. Wider diversity of housing supply is critical as housing continues to be a major political and social issue.

 

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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   ...

Regional Forum Output: Delivering Good Quality, Affordable Homes

Date: 08/06/2018

 

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In May we hosted a round table forum in Peterborough with our members Cross Keys Home as they continue to expand their development programme and range of services across the region.

 

 

Topical presentations were given by Claire Higgins, Chief Executive, Cross Keys Homes and John Anderson, Executive Director, Kier Living.

 

 

Chief Executive of The Housing Forum, Shelagh Grant, updated the forum on our latest work and Regional Director East of NHBC, ...

"The Best Ever Housing Forum National Conference"

Date: 24/05/2018

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Over 175 senior executives from across the housing and construction sector attended our sold out National Conference: #BuildingTheFuture on Wednesday 23rd May in London. 

 

Attendees at the conference enjoyed a full programme of expert speakers from across government and industry, followed by a walking tour around schemes surrounding the former Olympic site by Queen Elizabeth Park.

 

Feedback from attendees illustrated the value of the day with a range of ...

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 ...

Housing and West Midlands Devolution - CEO Forum hosted by Wates Living Space - Walsall

Date: 19/01/2016

The Combined Authority proposed for the West Midlands will bring the seven West Midlands Metropolitan local authorities together with the aim of increasing economic output and setting service delivery to reflect priorities at a local level.

 

Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) for the area are in the process of preparing amalgamated plans for jobs and growth into a Super Strategic Economic Plan (SSEP).

 

The future Combined Authority could form a consortium or could create a ...

Bristol Development and Partnerships CEO Forum hosted by GallifordTry

Date: 26/10/2015

 

In his opening remarks, Stephen Teagle spoke of Bristol as a vibrant city with a commitment to delivery, social enterprise and leadership as evidenced by the Mayoral Housing Commission which focused the approach to housing supply.

 

The focus of this forum is on new supply side partnerships and adjustments to the delivery challenges as the finer details of the government’s manifesto commitments become clear. 

 

 

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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.

 

 

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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 ...

Funds for South West Housing Regeneration - topical debate in the South West - just released

Date: 08/06/2015

On the day of the Queen's speech announcing a new Housing Bill, The Housing Forum focussed on the challenges for funding for housing regeneration in the South West at a time of increasing devolution to major industrial cities.  Read more

Our member PRP hosts seminar "Local authorities as developers – sharing experiences"

Date: 06/02/2015

 

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Our member PRP and property consultant GVA are jointly hosting a follow up to the seminar from last year regarding housing development by Local Authorities post-HRA reform. 

The follow up seminar will be targeting outer London Boroughs and will focus on the themes of using their assets to develop new homes and estate renewal on lower density estates. It will cover viability modelling, funding options, delivery vehicles, private sector appetite, ...