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The Housing Forum's 2018 Yearbook

Date: 10/12/2018

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We are delighted to announce the launch of The Housing Forum’s annual Yearbook; showcasing the Forum’s achievements in 2018, and previewing our plans for 2019.

 


Launched at The Housing Forum’s Members Morning event on Friday 7 December at The Goldsmiths’ Centre, the Yearbook provides a detailed summary of how the Forum has influenced the housing agenda during a transformative year for the sector.

 

Chairman of The Housing Forum, and Architectural ...

Activities at HOMES 2018

Date: 26/11/2018

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The Housing Forum is pleased to announce its involvement at HOMES 2018.

 

HOMES will take place on through the 28-29 November at the Olympia in London. It is a premier event experience for those working at a high level in residential development, strategic asset management and procurement, and a forum for government and the sector to meet and discuss how to build more homes and ensure a high quality standard of housing.

 

The conference welcomes 150+ speakers and ...

Review: Delivering Social Value Through Partnerships

Date: 22/10/2018

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Delegates from across the housing supply chain joined Osborne at their offices in Surrey earlier this month to gain an invaluable insight into delivering social value through partnerships.

 

This Forum explored what ‘social value’ is, why it matters, and how it can be measured, in addition to practical examples of how to achieve social impact through partnerships and early engagement.

 

Delegates were also equipped with knowledge of how to best build Social ...

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 ...

Programme Announced for Estate Regeneration: What Next?

Date: 03/10/2018

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We are delighted to announce the confirmed programme for the upcoming symposium, hosted by Birmingham City Council and supported by MHCLG, 'Estate Regeneration: What Next?'

 

The Estate Regeneration National Strategy was launched in winter 2016 under the last administration and attracted interest from 100 places that received Government support. This event will consider the way forward for the Estate Regeneration programme and will examine the challenges faced by different ...

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.

 

The Development ...

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 ...

Resource pack from the Development Partnership Forum for the North

Date: 15/03/2018

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60 leaders of housing and regeneration attended the inaugural Development Partnership Forum for the North.

 

Development Partnership Forums bring central and local government and industry together to share best practice and support new entrants into housing development. These Forums are a highly relevant initiative as government looks to accelerate and increase house building and address issues of quality.

 

This Forum covered the final report on Local Authority Direct ...

The Housing Forum’s pilot Development Partnership Forum

Date: 25/10/2016

 

 

 

 

The Development Partnership Forum is a new initiative from The Housing Forum to bring government and industry together to share best practice and support new entrants into housing development.  It is a highly relevant initiative as government signals a range of measures to accelerate and increase house building.

 

Development Partnership Forums will be held on a quarterly basis in London and the core cities to give a platform for government, agencies and ...

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New housing partnerships for the Sheffield city region - with Affinity Sutton

Date: 23/06/2016

 

 

CEOs of Housing Forum member organisations met in Sheffield to discuss how new types of partnerships can push forward the housing agenda in the city region, following the changes implemented in the Housing and Planning Act.

 

The conclusions of the Forum were:

 

 

  • The housing market needs intervention and it cannot deliver growth without direction
  • Home ownership is declining despite incentives, while other tenures (the core products of HAs) will deliver less as ...
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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 ...

The Housing and Planning Bill and Local Housing Markets

Date: 05/11/2015

CEO Forum on the Housing and Planning Bill and local housing markets, hosted by Wates Living Space.

Andy Doylend of Wates gave the opening position from the perspective of Wates Living Space (WLS) on maintenance and housing construction. The focus of HAs 18 months ago was on welfare reform issues and fuel poverty and their impact on rental income and financial plans. Now the context has moved with HAs focusing on their 30 year plans and viability.

 

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Growth of Housing in Cambridge - CEO Forum hosted by calfordseaden

Date: 28/10/2015

In his opening remarks, Ben Furr introduced calfordseaden, a multi-disciplinary practice with a range of Cambridge projects now supported by a local office. The practice is committed to playing its part in making the development of Cambridge and the surrounding Eastern Region a success.

 

The focus of the forum is on both private and public sector development - are adequate numbers being delivered? - are we delivering in terms of affordability? – and, are we ensuring that new ...

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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