The government has named the local authorities and housing associations that will take a share of its £32m estates regeneration grant fund.
A West Midlands pilot of the Right to Buy for housing associations could add to stock pressures in the region, a new report warns.
Derbyshire County Council has set up a new development company, it announced yesterday.
The Liberal Democrat candidate battling to become the first West Midlands mayor has said the green belt needs to be looked at “very carefully” to help meet the region’s housing need.
The government will help fund development of a new Black Country Garden City as part of a £392m investment into its Midlands Engine scheme.
Birmingham City Council has approved investing £183m into its housing services over the next four years.
Birmingham City Council is set to remove an estimated 4,000 households from its housing waiting list by changing its allocation policy.
New Charter Group has entered talks with Adactus Housing Group which would lead to the creation of a 33,000-home landlord.
Housing minister Gavin Barwell has lifted a controversial block on Birmingham’s 15-year strategy for the building of tens of thousands of new homes.
A Midlands housing association is significantly scaling up its land-led development for the first time, as it posts results showing a record surplus of £49m.
Councils in the West Midlands have set up a land commission to help improve the supply of land for new housing.
A group of housing associations in the West Midlands is exploring the potential for joint development, following the launch of a new partnership.
West Midlands housing associations have formed a ‘partnership’ which will seek to engage with the combined authority following devolution.
A planning inspector’s decision to sign off a development plan despite a 38,000-home shortfall has raised concerns about localised planning and could pave the way for more green belt development.
A Midlands council is set to take the management of its housing stock in-house to save at least £500,000 a year.