Thursday, 10 November 2016

Why Affordable Housing Is Finally Set For Investment

New-build affordable housing has long been a challenging area for construction, with build volumes from registered providers – housing associations and local authorities – squeezed by political indifference, changeable funding frameworks and planning red tape. Research shows this is changing and that affordable housing now represents a significant area of opportunity for the industry. Three crucial factors now underpin expected growth;
·         First, there are new routes to funding for registered providers that give greater freedom in how they manage their finances.
·         Second, evidence of a more favourable planning regime is starting to show.
·         Finally, political will to get homes built is now behind the housing sector as a whole.

Read more on the Construction News website.

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