Resource Pack: Building Homes for Growth in Yorkshire

04 November 2019




The Housing Forum hosted a Development Partnership Forum in the Leeds City region in September focusing on ‘Building Homes for Growth’ – providing insights to the supply chain working on housing and regeneration in Yorkshire.


Delivered in partnership with Kirklees Council, the event included an update on the Homes England Strategic Plan, the housing strategy for Wakefield and the growth of community housing initiatives.


It also featured an in-depth examination of the 4,000 homes development at Dewsbury Riverside – one of West Yorkshire’s strategic development areas and a tour of Dewsbury Town Centre to examine historic buildings in need of repurposing.


The Forum also covered:


  • How Homes England is working with local authorities and housing associations across the Leeds City Region to increase and accelerate the supply of new homes.
  • Long-term plans by local authorities to develop a wide range of new and affordable homes to meet local housing needs and the growing role of community-led housing.
  • Detailed examination of Dewsbury Riverside, as an example of the biggest transformation projects outside Leeds in this region and the regeneration challenges inherent in the repurposing of the historic building in Dewsbury Town Centre.

Development Partnership Forums from The Housing Forum focus on strategic housing markets and the opportunities for increasing housing supply by working with a wide range of partners.


You can download the Resource Pack from the Forum using the link below.


This Resource Pack includes a summary of outcomes, content, and links to presentations and relevant publications. We hope that you find it valuable.


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