AFFORDABLE HOUSING

Green belt land

Green belt land: Could it save our housing crisis?

With the housing crisis at a critical point and the uncertainty of Brexit hanging over the nation, some believe that utilising our green belt land could be the best solution to the current lack of affordable housing, Adam James discusses more.
Affordable housing

Development partners sought for £6bn Meridian Water phase 2

Development partners are being sought for second major affordable housing site at Enfield Council’s Meridian Water scheme.

Brexit uncertainty causes further damage to UK housing, says RICS

Prolonged Brexit uncertainty will likely cause further damage to the UK housing market, according to the latest RICS UK Residential Market Survey.
Spring Statement

Spring Statement: £3bn boost to unlock affordable housing

Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced a “determination to fix the broken housing market” in the latest Spring Statement, as a new £3bn Affordable Homes Guarantee scheme is revealed.
Watford laundry factory

Weston Homes to transform Watford laundry factory into 227 homes

Watford laundry factory will be transformed into a new £85m mixed use development providing 227 apartments and penthouses complete with a new commercial facility, piazzas, parking and landscaped grounds.
housing crisis

Tackling the housing crisis in the North

The British economy has long been characterised by a north/south divide for a number of reasons and when it comes to the housing crisis, this remains.
empty homes

Number of empty homes rises by 5% in England

The number of empty homes across England has risen for the second year running, representing £53.6bn worth of vacant stock.
Holloway prison, Peabody, affordable housing,

Peabody secures former Holloway prison site to build 1,000 homes

Peabody housing association has acquired the former Holloway Women’s Prison site in London to build more than 600 social rented and affordable homes.
quality homes

L&Q Group to build 450 new quality homes

Beauchamp Park will see 450 quality homes, including at least 40% affordable housing, brought to the 20.9-hectare site south of Gallows Hill and west of Europa Way.
Council-built homes

New council-built homes in North Manchester complete

40 Council-built homes are complete for the first time in more than 7 years completed in North Manchester The 40 new affordable Council homes in North Manchester have now been handed over to tenants, and a further 20 new shared ownership homes bought by the Council to help residents on...
Paul Hackett

Paul Hackett accepts appointments to The Bartlett and the RICS

Paul Hackett has been appointed Honorary Professor at the UCL, RICS have also appointed Paul to their Housing Supply Group.
New homes

BMHT to build 2,000 homes over the next five years

After completing 10 new homes, Birmingham Municipal Housing Trust (BMHT) is on track to build a further 2,000 new homes over the next five years.
Perceval House, Galliford Try Partnerships, Ealing Council,

Galliford Try & Ealing Council sign agreement for £275m Perceval House

Galliford Try Partnerships and Ealing Council have signed a development agreement to deliver 470 new homes at Perceval House, worth an estimated £275m.
Affordable housing across Englan

£6m boost for affordable housing across England

£6m funding boost has been allocated for affordable housing across England, new government-funded training and advice to help communities start developments.

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