A conference promoting self and custom build in Scotland was warmly received by the range of public and private sector attendees last month.
NaCSBA met Sajid Javid and Gavin Barwell to lobby for support for self and custom build, which was warmly recieved by the ministers as a viable route to housing supply
A new £3bn Home Building Fund has been created by the government to increase the number of new homes in England, specifically targeting custom builders as part of a diversified route to housing supply
The MOD has announced another land release, providing space for a total of 39,000 homes to be built across the UK. Custom builders should get involved.
The National Housing Taskforce needs evidence for custom build and cohousing. The National CLT Network and CIOB are both seeking submissions to support and promote housing diversification in the UK
Gavin Barwell MP has been appointed the new Housing Minister in Prime Minister Theresa May’s new cabinet, responsible for all housing, planning and neighbourhood policy planning.
Brexit and housing are hot topics, with finance, imports, lending and labour all having a knock on effect on the housing market. Could custom build help immunise your business from the worst of the losses?
A Prudential Regulation Authority recommendation to limit self and custom build funding could seriously impact on mortgage lending in the sector.
The Housing and Planning Bill has now become law as the Act, having recently been granted Royal assent
Self and custom build sites with 10 homes or fewer, such as HAB’s The Acre, shown, will no longer be liable for Section 106 payments after the Court of Appeal restored a government policy exempting small building developments from contributions to affordable housing.