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
The government’s Autumn Statement lays the groundwork for home building reform, with a focus on increased funding, affordability and diversifying housing supply
Government has announced new housing measures that favour speed and volume, including six new housing zones, a new Garden Town and an £18 million ‘Capacity’ fund
New Sources of Supply inquiry calls for government support for self, custom build and community builders as a way of unlocking the sector’s massive potential to supply tens of thousands of homes a year.
Serviced-plots legislation comes into effect on the 31 October 2016 when The Self-build and Custom Housebuilding Regulations 2016 commence in full, requiring councils to supply serviced plots to would be builders within three years from them registering their interest.