Housing delivery

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CIH annual conference: seven key talking points from Manchester


Thousands of housing professionals flocked to Manchester this week for the Chartered Institute of Housing’s annual conference. But what were the attendees talking about this year? Carl Brown reports

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Notting Hill Genesis launches £2.8bn framework for new homes in London


The housing association has chosen 146 consultants and contractors for its framework


Sanctuary misses development target by a third due to ‘pandemic effects’


Housing association giant undershoots target but increases completions 34% year-on-year

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‘Look beyond housing delivery numbers’, says housing minister


Stuart Andrew pledges support for council housebuilding


Homes England loans Salford’s Middlewood Locks scheme £30m


Government money will help see 189 homes built

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Church Commissioners appoint former Savills associate director


Jennifer Longstaff’s appointment comes in the wake of the Church of England’s announcement it is planning to set up a housing association

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Government slammed for ‘shocking’ failure on retrofit


UK’s official advisor on climate policy also brands lack of zero carbon homes standard as ‘scandalous’

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CIH boss joins call for more development after Housing Today campaign launch


Gavin Smart tells annual CIH conference we ‘absolutely must’ build more homes

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How do we boost housing association development?


Michael Gove says 300,000 new homes a year has never been achieved without major contributions from the “public” sector. But, with several large housing associations cutting development, how can we help the HA sector to do its bit?

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Housing Today launches campaign for A Fair Deal for Housing


Cross-industry collaboration launched to get Britain building more than 300,000 homes a year


RIBA to investigate post-Grenfell crisis in professional indemnity costs


Cost of PI insurance has risen in the wake of rising claims over fire safety defects and poses ‘existential risk’ to building designers

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Knight Dragon picks Mace for £2bn Greenwich peninsula build


Hong Kong developer has chosen firm to build more than 20 buildings on 17,500-home development

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HBF warns Gove over ‘widespread delay’ caused by bungled green policies


Housebuilder body calls for talks to address impact of nutrient neutrality and problems with Part L upgrade

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Plan for 25,000 new homes near HS2 ‘super-hub’ gets go-ahead


Sadiq Khan’s OPDC adopts local plan for Old Oak Common

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​Grainger buys 374-unit Bristol build-to-rent scheme


Rented housing developer exchanges contracts on £128m city centre deal

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Affordable housing delivery shows partial recovery in 2021/22


Homes produced from Homes England-funded schemes remain well below pre-pandemic levels

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Starts and completions fall year-on-year in latest sign of development slowdown


Levelling Up department figures show 10.9% drop in completions, as minister insists 300k housing target achievable

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A house price slowdown amid rampant cost inflation will throw viability up in the air


An impending reversal of the usual ‘high price growth-low inflation’ environment will lead to housing developers having to rethink their approach. Richard Jones gives some tips on how the industry should react

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Countryside inks 2,500-home JV deal with Metropolitan Thames Valley


Completions in final phase of Clapham Park regen scheme expected in 2024

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Wain Group increases profit 60% as it targets 1,800 homes a year


Warrington-based housebuilder eyes rapid expansion through land acquisition strategy

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