AFFORDABLE HOUSING

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Major Edinburgh housing development gets green light

The housing development in Edinburgh will provide 655 new homes, incorporating a unique mix of homes, providing urgently needed affordable homes in the city
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£55m Homes England fund to deliver 4,000 homes

Homes England has agreed £55m of funding deals with 12 local authorities to deliver 4,000 homes across England.
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Industrial site in Wolverhampton set for 151 new homes

Planning has been approved for a former industrial site in Wolverhampton to deliver 151 much-needed homes, partly thanks to a £770,000 grant from the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA).
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Empty homes brought back into use in South Ayrshire

Figures reveal that South Ayrshire Council has more than exceeded its targets for bringing empty homes back into use.
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1,000 new homes for Cardiff by 2020

Cardiff Council's 'Capital Ambition' targets at least 1,000 new council homes to be completed by May 2022.
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Councils sell over 200 sites to community led housing groups

Research undertaken by the National CLT Network has revealed a third of local authorities in England are now supporting community led housing development.
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BMHT to build 2,708 new homes by 2029

The Birmingham Municipal Housing Trust (BMHT), the council's housebuilding division, has published plans to build 2,708 new homes by 2029.
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Plans submitted for Havering’s biggest regeneration programme

The first plans for Havering’s biggest regeneration programme has been submitted, marking a significant step forward for the scheme.
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Diversification in housing: Why it matters

Amidst the housing crisis, the government’s present strategy of encouraging greater housing diversity should be commended.
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GMB welcomes Peabody U-turn to auction off social housing

GMB has welcomed the decision by Peabody Housing Trust not to auction off social housing in Tower Hamlets and to instead allocate it to families on the waiting list.
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Solving the housing crisis requires urgent government action

£3bn to help housing associations borrow to build is welcome but much more can and should be done to tackle the UK’s desperate need for social housing.

£9.4m construction project to deliver new homes in Bexley

Wates Residential has extended its partnership with Orbit after being appointed to help deliver a £9.4m project for new homes in the London Borough of Bexley.
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55 council homes to be built at former school in Dumbarton

Plans to build 55 affordable new council homes on the site of a former primary school in Dumbarton have been approved by councillors.
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Be First appoints McLaren for Barking town regeneration scheme

Be First has confirmed the appointment of McLaren Construction to construct 169 affordable and shared ownership homes at the heart of Barking Town Centre.

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