Tuesday, 1 November 2016

Help Councils Unlock Massive Potential Of Community-Led Builders

The Government could unlock the supply of tens of thousands of new homes a year from small, self, custom and community builders, an inquiry has heard. The New Sources of Supply inquiry, part of the National Housing Taskforce, met at Parliament to hear about:
* Releasing more public land
* How more private land could be released by thousands of owners
* The need for seed-corn finance to take new providers through to the point where commercial lenders will be willing to lend to them, including de-risking projects.
* The role that enabling organisations can play, both in helping local authorities to put in place the right policies and procedures, and to support new providers to start up and grow.

Read more on the 24housing website.

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