3 July 2018
Homes England has agreed first wave of strategic partnerships to ramp up building of affordable homes. These include deals with eight housing associations.
In response, David Orr, Chief Executive of the National Housing Federation, said:
“We are delighted to have worked in close partnership with Homes England on this new approach to investing in affordable housing, which will support housing associations’ vital work to help solve the housing crisis.
“These strategic partnerships give ambitious housing associations the investment and flexibility they need to help increase the supply of new homes. We have been clear for many years that this will be a huge help in increasing delivery, and these partnerships are a testament to housing associations’ determination to build many more new homes.
“We now look forward to working with the Government to make these new flexibilities over grant and tenure more widely available.”