Homes England’s new focus on placemaking and regeneration is long overdue

Matthew Waters

A more interventionist and re-aligned funding agency will create opportunities for more meaningful housing delivery, argues Matthew Waters

The Homes England strategic plan was unveiled this week and it signaled a fundamental change in focus for the organisation. While the name on the tin, just about, remains the same this marks a real change in substance.

A move from focusing on additional homes to the broader concept of placemaking and with that key themes of regeneration, employment opportunities, jobs and brown field sites, with the latter reflecting the perennial political priority of infill over greenbelt.

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