Tuesday, 13 March 2018

‘Widespread Doubt’ Across Sector That Housing Targets Can Be Met

A new report recognises “widespread doubt” across the sector that government housing targets can be met – with a lack of suitable sites and continuing delays to the planning process hampering delivery. The 2018-2022 Social Housing Construction and Maintenance Market Report – published by AMA Research also references a “much-reduced role” for the social housing sector in newbuild housing. Funding for affordable housing has fallen in recent years and housing providers are now expected to build homes for sale and rent at full market prices, and using the profits to provide a smaller portfolio of social homes, the report says. Read more on 24housing.

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