Consultation Forum on First Homes for Members of The Housing Forum
Friday 20 March 2020 | 12:00 – 14:30
A members Forum on Government's consultation on the design and delivery of First Homes
We will discuss the design and delivery of First Homes, in particular, focusing on:
- Price Cap
- Local Connection
- Role of local authorities
- Role of housing developers
- Mortgage discretion
Formulation of a response to be submitted to Government by ...
MIPIM Seminar: New Life for Older English Towns
Wednesday 11 March 2020 (09:30 – 11:00 CET)
Radisson Blu Hotel, 2 Boulevard du Midi, Cannes, France
Housing can breathe new life into older towns and cities and help restore activities in many fine older civic buildings as the retail offer often struggles.
At our annual MIPIM seminar, members will hear about schemes and projects from around the country followed by a facilitated Q & A and audience ...
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 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 ...
The Housing Forum’s key purpose is to encourage partnerships, increase supply and encourage quality outcomes in housing development.
Building influence with national and local government using our collaborative expertise is a major aim in our strategic plan. To support this, we have set up a new work stream aimed at local councils who have ambition to build homes.
Member organisations including Baily Garner, Ark, Trowers & Hamlins and NHBC contributed to our ...
The Housing Forum's 2019 National Conference will explore how the housing industry has risen to the challenge of increased demand and changing expectations - where quality outcomes and partnership working achieved success.
For over 20 years The Housing Forum has been associated with a commitment to quality and innovation in the affordable housing space. Our National Conference is our flagship event, attracted senior leaders from landlords, local authorities, contractors, ...
Our annual breakfast event during MIPIM returns to the Radisson Blu on Wednesday 13 March.
This year’s panel discussion will centre on the role of local authorities in delivering new homes and the panel will include:
- Pat Ritchie, Chief Executive, Newcastle City Council
- Tom Walker, Deputy Chief Executive, Homes England
- Steve Partridge, Senior Partner, Savills
- Richard Sterling, Development Manager, Willmott Dixon
As well as enjoying a buffet ...
Over 40 delegates from across the housing supply chain and local authorities joined Kingspan at their Yorkshire base for an Innovation Forum on Quality Homes through Off Site Manufacture.
At the Forum, Homes England set out their approach to equity investment for MMC partners. The Forum also heard how the new development at Ice house Road for the Goodwin Trust uses the Kingspan TEK system and how Hull City Council have supported access to development capital for this inner ...
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 ...
Wider diversity of housing supply is critical as housing continues to be a major political and social issue. Our Development Partnership Forum in June had 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 together to share best practice and support new entrants into housing development. It is ...
Ashford welcomes 60 delegates for February’s Regional Forum
Tracey Kerly, Chief Executive, Ashford Borough Council opened the February Forum and welcomed over 60 delegates from across the housing and construction sector.
Ashford’s housing offer has increased substantially in recent years and the council has played a vital role in the improvement of infrastructure and place which has helped this success.
The Forum also heard more from Professor ...
The output from the CEO Lunch Forum "Lyons Housing Review" held in January 2015 is now available to download below. Principal Speaker: Sir Michael Lyons and contributions from: Keith Exford, Affinity Sutton and Bill Hughes, Legal & General Property
An extract of the output is available below with a link to the full document.
"Mobilising across the nation to build the homes our children need” is the Oct 2014 report from the review led by ...