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How can housing play a part in solving the climate crisis?

How can housing play a part in solving the climate crisis?

11 December 2019

Catherine Ryder is Director of Policy and Research at the National Housing Federation
It is only natural that as social housing providers we talk a lot about the housing crisis. We constantly ask how we can build more social homes, regenerate communities and help bring an end to the shocking situation of homelessness that is ruining lives.

Tagged with: Greener neighbourhoods, Investing in communities, New Homes, Federation blog

Top tips to make modern methods of construction work

Top tips to make modern methods of construction work

21 November 2019

Jon Hobbs, Head of Development, Vale of Aylesbury Housing Trust
Modern methods of construction (MMC) are a hot topic in housing, and something for housing associations of all sizes to consider when undertaking development projects and looking to build more homes.

Tagged with: New Homes, Member blog,

The supply challenge – helping boards deliver

The supply challenge – helping boards deliver

21 October 2019

Clare Paredes, Head of Communications and Marketing
We recently published research revealing that more than 8 million people in England are directly affected by the broken housing market – that’s one in every seven people. It concluded that more than 300,000 new homes are needed each year to address the crisis, including 145,000 new social homes.

Tagged with: New Homes, Federation blog,

What next for the Supply Conversation?

What next for the Supply Conversation?

10 June 2019

Clare Paredes is Head of Communications and Marketing at the National Housing Federation
How can housing associations build even more homes? That was the question we asked ourselves at a series of events in the spring called the Supply Conversation.

Tagged with: New Homes, Federation blog

Ten top tips for securing planning permission

Ten top tips for securing planning permission

28 February 2019

Duncan Neish, Policy Officer, National Housing Federation
When it comes to building new homes, the planning process can be difficult and uncertain, but there are things you can do to make the process smoother. Many associations already do, providing some of the inspiration for this blog.

Tagged with: New Homes, Federation blog,

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