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Coronavirus Update | View from the Sector

Date: 06/04/2020

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Partnership Working Never More Important

 

How does the housing industry manage the implications of suspension of works in response to the current public health crisis; which current actions will best assist the resumption of work and where should longer term stimulus to the market be applied to best effect?

 

Around the sector, the picture is mixed; volume house builders have generally closed sites with some exceptions. Design and build contracts for housing associations ...

Insight Report | Choose to Build to Rent

Date: 02/01/2020

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Our first Breakfast Briefing of 2020 considered the growth of Build to Rent (BTR) and how this newer housing market is being shaped.

 

The full insight report from the event is now available to download for free - it includes a practical assessment of investment, business models, customer offers and the changing range of building typologies in this sector.

 

The BTR sector is growing very fast: 15% in the past year alone, with about 60% of institutional investors now ...

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 ...

Working Group Established to Explores Older People's Housing Options

Date: 05/08/2019

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The Housing Forum has established a specialist Older People’s Housing Working Group in a bid to tackle what has been coined a “Silver Tsunami” as a growing proportion of the population lives into their 80’s. How to make this a happy and productive time of life can create real challenges for individuals and for health and for housing professionals.


Tom Titherington Chair of the working group and Executive Director, Development and Commercial at Sovereign ...

Beyond Brexit - building homes for your communities

Date: 15/05/2019

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How will the extensions to Brexit impact on the supply of housing when the long term reality is that more homes are needed to benefit local communities?

 

This question formed the basis of discussions at our latest CEO Forum hosted in partnership with United Living in Sheffield.

 

Encouraging the delivery of affordable housing in quality communities has been a core purpose of The Housing Forum which is the cross-sector forum for the entire housing supply chain.

 

The ...

Programme Announced for Development Partnership Forum - Building Resilience, Raising Quality … and Brexit?

Date: 21/03/2019

 

Housing Supply and Estate Regeneration

 

Hear from Richard Jones of Arcadis on his well-informed assessment of the continuing uncertainty and 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:

  • Professor Janice Morphet’s up to date findings on new house building by local councils
  • GLA’s approach to land intensification for housing development
  • An in-depth examination of Clarion’s ...

Get Your Brighton Off to a Quality start with The Housing Forum

Date: 05/02/2019

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Get your Brighton off to a quality start with two events from The Housing Forum on Wednesday 6 March. As well as hearing from leaders across the sector discuss and debate important topics, you'll be able to catch up with members of The Housing Forum and invited guests.

 

 

Delivering Better, Safer Homes: Implications of Hackitt Implementation for Quality

 

Panel Debate: Wednesday 6 March (09:30 - 11:00)
Jurys Inn Brighton Waterfront, Kings Road, ...

Development Partnership Forum: Housing Supply & Estate Regeneration

Date: 16/05/2018

 

Housing Supply and Estate Regeneration

 

Wider diversity of housing supply is critical as housing continues to be a major political and social issue. This Development Partnership Forum will be relevant to all councils and housing associations together with partnering contractors with a major focus on Estate Regeneration and developing additional homes and for those setting up new housing companies.

 

 

The Development Partnership Forum is an initiative from The Housing Forum to bring government and industry ...