Section: Affordable Housing

JV North welcomes three new members

Posted 08.06.21
JV North: Further reading

JV North has welcomed three new members as the 2021/26 Affordable Homes Programme gets underway.

Johnnie Johnson Housing, Muir Group and Peaks & Plains Housing Trust have joined, taking the number of full Board members to 13.

Bury Council, Community Gateway Association, One Manchester, Plus Dane Housing, Sovini, Stockport Homes with Stockport Council, Torus, Trafford Housing Trust, Weaver Vale Housing Trust and Wythenshawe Community Housing Group complete the membership.

Information Notes

JV North is a consortium of housing associations and local authorities from across the North West and is one of the biggest developers of new social homes in the UK.

Benefits of the consortium approach include economies of scale (when bidding for Homes England grant and procuring works); its own framework; and sharing of information, intelligence, best practice and risk management.

In the 2016/21 Shared Ownership Affordable Homes Programme, over 4,550 homes are being built.


British Property Federation launches Affordable Housing Committee

Posted 07.06.21
British Property Federation: Further reading

The British Property Federation (BPF) has launched a new Affordable Housing Committee on behalf of the UK real estate industry.

The Committee will provide leadership for the real estate industry and its delivery of high-quality affordable housing across the UK - including shared ownership, affordable and social rent accommodation, and new homes in partnership with government bodies and housing associations.

The BPF has appointed Rob Beiley, Partner at Trowers & Hamlins and Simon Century, Director - Build-to-rent & Affordable Homes at Legal & General as the Committee's Chair and Vice Chair respectively.

They will focus the Committee on:


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