The introduction of Brownfield Registers, together with Permission in Principle, will boost the supply of land for housing in England
Think-tank NLGN says that councils need to take risks and launch small pilot schemes, and share their experiences to establish best practice
Treasury advisory company Arlingclose is hosting a range of seminars for councils to share best practice and finance options for custom and self build
The Home Building Fund provides a flexible route to finance that can be tailored to the needs of SMEs and custom build developers and enablers
Sajid Javid demonstrated government appetite for custom build with a site visit to Graven Hill recently
A hard Brexit could have serious repercussions for the London housing construction market by further adding to the skills shortage
The Housing White Paper firmly backs custom build homes as a way of diversifying and growing the house building sector, together with reforms to support growth.
An LGIU survey of ward councillors’ attitudes to planning found that over half expect to build on Green Belt in the next five years.
Sajid Javid’s visit to Europe confirmed government’s interest in custom build and offsite as viable methods to house building
The government’s raft of new garden towns and villages offers scope for innovative councils and developers to bring on custom build