400,000 workers are needed to plug the UK construction skills gap, says the Arcadis Talent Scale report on the labour crisis in housing and infrastructure
The National Custom and Self Build Association (NaCSBA) has announced the launch of the Right to Build Expert Task Force, a pivotal support structure that will facilitate custom build growth in the UK.
Shelter’s briefing paper sets out solutions that government can implement to help reduce the grip that the volume builders have over the market, and the consequences of high-cost/low-volume housing.
The Federation of Master Builders has found that 70% of UK builders have seen a materials price hike since the EU referendum triggered Brexit.
A new collaboration between the National CLT Network, UK Cohousing Network and CDS Cooperatives will bring on more and easier-to-achieve community-led housing.
An LGiU/FMB report into small sites says the government’s housebuilding target of 1 million homes by 2020 is unrealistic
Housing Minister Gavin Barwell calls for collaboration between local authorities, landowners and developers to help bring on custom build, at the recent Right to Build Expo
NaCSBA announced that 18,000 people and groups have now signed up to the Right to Build registers, evidence of the huge support for custom and self build by the public
A research paper by Three Dragons gives an overview of the custom build sector, with crucial advice for next steps to help ensure scaling up for a more diverse housing supply
BuildStore’s Custom Build Register reflects massive custom build interest, with over 34,000 individuals registered to look for a self or custom build opportunity.