Published: 24th Oct 2019

Homes England has agreed a funding deal worth £38.2m for six local authorities to speed up the construction of over 2,000 homes across the country.  This deal is the latest to be awarded through the Government’s £350m Local Authority Accelerated Construction (LAAC) program, which was launched to increase the speed of delivery on local authority housing schemes. This deal will work with authorities in Somerset. Bournemouth, Christchurch, Bristol. Hastings, Hull, and Chester. The funding will then be used by the local authorities to invest in infrastructure and enable work to get started on 13 sites across England, ensuring that the sites are ready for the development of new homes. The local authorities who have been awarded the funding are being encouraged by the government to use both local and modern methods of construction, from factory-fabricated components to 3D modular construction. According to the government, this is to reflect the government’s … (To read the full article, subscribe below)