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Organisations adopt MMC to tackle homelessness in Cambridgeshire

A team of organisations have collaborated to tackle homelessness in Cambridgeshire, providing much-needed accommodation and employment.
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Orbit allocates 26 homes to Ukrainian refugees

Orbit has allocated 26 of its properties, which come from its Independent Living, Supported Living and Extra Care housing stock, to Ukrainian refugees.
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Modular Homes aim to tackle homelessness in Hertfordshire

Modular Homes will help tackle homelessness in Hertfordshire by installing eight purpose-built, modular homes in Hemel Hempstead, following permission granted from Dacorum Borough Council.
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Centrepoint receives £3M to build homes for young homeless people

Centrepoint receives £3M donation from Julia and Hans Rausing to build homes for young homeless people in London and Manchester.
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M-AR breaks ground on bespoke housing for homelessness charity Centrepoint

Offsite contractor, M-AR, is working in partnership with the UK’s leading youth homelessness charity, Centrepoint, to create new, bespoke single occupancy homes for young people experiencing homelessness in the London Borough of Southwark.
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Building balanced communities to prevent homelessness

A balanced community offers a variety of housing types, creating a ladder that meets the needs of different people at different stages in their lives. JDA Architects, tells us how building a balanced community can help prevent homelessness.

Planning permission granted for 16 new homes for rough sleepers

An adult learning centre will be converted into 10 homes for rough sleepers and six more self-contained SoloHaus MMC homes will be installed on-site.
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Rg+p submit plans for Paradise Depot regeneration in Hemmel Hempstead

Rg + p have submitted plans to regenerate the Paradise Depot brownfield site in Hemel Hempstead, for homeless charity DENS.
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The Future Homes Standard: Homebuilding for the future

The Future Homes Standard will bring about fundamental changes as the UK looks to "futureproof" its housing stock. Trevor Richards, operations director of Volumetric, a specialist in volumetric modular housing solutions, outlines the challenges involved and makes a case for expedient action.
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Pod accommodation: A solution to the homelessness crisis?

 As rough sleeping continues to rise year on year, a solution has never been more urgent. The homelessness crisis is a tough problem to crack, but modular pod accommodation may just be the answer we’ve been searching for, PBC Today explains.
TN International joins construction charity CRASH as corporate patron

TN International joins construction charity CRASH as corporate patron

Construction materials manufacturer, TN International has joined construction charity CRASH, as a corporate patron to support work helping homeless charities and hospices across the UK.
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WILL+Partners appointed to design new Peartree Hostel

WILL+Partners Architects has been appointed by charity and housing provider One YMCA, to deliver a new Peartree Hostel in Hertfordshire.
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Cornwall Council purchases modular micro homes to tackle homelessness

Cornwall Council has purchased 29 self-contained modular one-bedroom homes from The Hill Group to help tackle homelessness.
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Government injects £316m funding to tackle homelessness in the UK

The government have announced a £316m funding boost to the Homelessness Prevention Grant, which will support households in England who are homeless, or at risk of losing their home.
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Caerphilly Council to tackle empty properties

Caerphilly County Borough Council has launched a new team to tackle the issue of vacant properties, as part of a wider clampdown which targets town centres.
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Modular homes help tackle homelessness in Haringey

As the first council in London to provide modular homes to help tackle homelessness, Haringey is helping those in need of a safe and secure roof over their heads.
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Modular homes and the global housing crisis: A step in the...

During the peak of the pandemic, more than 3.9 billion people were told to stay at home by their governments, according to research by the UN’s Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner. But, what if you don’t have a home to stay in? Modular construction could be the answer, explains Birgit Linnamae, CEO of Kodasema.
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Modular homes to help tackle nationwide homelessness

Developer Hill Group, The Salvation Army and Citizens UK have combined forces to help single people experiencing homelessness get their lives back on track.
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Premier Modular completes £9m emergency housing scheme

Premier Modular has completed the installation of 58 apartments for a new £9m emergency housing scheme for Buckinghamshire Council in High Wycombe.
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Modular homes craned into place for homeless families in Barking

20 new modular homes have been craned into place in Barking and Dagenham to house local homeless people.
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First modular homes assembled for London homelessness scheme

The initial modular homes have been assembled on a test site in Tower Hamlets to deliver accommodation for homeless Londoners.

Birmingham Council launches housing scheme for homeless families

With the evictions ban now lifted, Birmingham City Council has launched a scheme that is set to help hundreds of people find affordable housing.
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£1.5m contract to deliver modular housing for homeless

Premier Modular has been awarded the contract to provide modular housing for homeless families in Barking who are in urgent need of accommodation.
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Actis Hybrid achieves band B EPC rating in Ashford flats

Actis Hybrid has enabled the Victorian vicarage which has been converted into flats for homeless people in Kent to achieve band B EPC rating.
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Modular building product to help tackle homelessness across the UK

Modular construction specialist, Elite Systems has launched a new modular building product to help local authorities tackle homelessness across the UK.
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Modular construction: The answer to homelessness and the downturn 

UK lockdown made clear the importance of shelter for all, with government and local authorities mounting a significant effort to help almost 15,000 vulnerable people off the streets and into temporary accommodation. Richard Hyams, founder and director of astudio, explores the benefits of modular construction in a post-pandemic world.