HOUSING

£100m framework,

Homes England announces winners of £100m framework

Twenty highly skilled housing specialists have been appointed to Homes England £100m framework to help speed up housebuilding across England.
housing scheme, Govan,

CCG awarded £15m Govan housing scheme

Contractor CCG (Scotland) has been awarded the contract for a £15m housing scheme in Govan, Glasgow.
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The freezing housing market

The UK housing market ended 2018 on a weak note with uncertainty still biting, alongside continuing lack of stock and affordability issues.
Ebbsfleet Cross, new homes,

Ebbsfleet Cross development set for new homes

Bellway Homes has been given the go-ahead by the Ebbsfleet Development Corporation for the development of new homes on Ebbsfleet Cross.
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Homes England announces £70m for new homes in Northamptonshire

Around 8,500 new houses will be built in Northamptonshire following a £70m funding injection from Homes England, the government’s housing delivery agency.
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Planning reforms will lead to substandard housing, says RIBA

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has expressed significant concerns in its response to the government consultation on planning reforms.
self-build wales,

Wales injects £210m to support self-builders

Building your own home in Wales will become easier thanks to a new £210m scheme announced by the Welsh Government.
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Engineering-out domestic burglary

Door hinges that ‘engineer out’ crime can be a simple, cost-effective way to prevent break-ins as part of the Secured By Design approach to housing.
regeneration programme,

£10m regeneration programme for North Ayrshire

North Ayrshire Council is set to launch a multi-million pound regeneration of its Council housing estates.
social rent, SDLT,

Solving the social housing conundrum

David Baybut, head of Real Estate at Stephensons, discusses the recent plunge in social housing figures and explores how ‘new thinking’ can grow the stock of homes for social rent.
ultra-low energy homes, Energiesprong,

Nottingham set for UK’s biggest rollout of ultra-low energy homes

Nottingham City Council has secured over £5m to roll out its Energiesprong, ultra-low energy homes pilot, which will include improvements to over 150 Nottingham City Homes’ (NCH) properties.
Greater Manchester, housing, transport,

Greater Manchester leaders outline radical housing plans

Greater Manchester’s leaders have set out radical housing and transport plans to ensure the city-region can thrive at a time of national uncertainty.
Employment tribunal, housing officers,

GMB welcomes unfair dismissal ruling of housing officers

Trade union GMB London has welcomed the unfair dismissal ruling in an employment tribunal for three housing officers dismissed by Barking and Dagenham Council.
housebuilding

The worst decade of housebuilding since WW2

Centre for Policy Studies (CPS) analysis has revealed the 2010s will see the least amount of new houses built since WW2.

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