Published: 18th Mar 2020

West Midland Combined Authority (WMCA) has signed a deal with property developers Urban Splash to deliver 10,000 homes across the region.  The deal means that Urban Splash will deliver around 5% of the WMCA’s 215,000 new homes by 2031 target. The 10,000 multi-tenure homes will consist of various ownership models. The homes will be built on brownfield sites in order to contribute to the regeneration of the region. The WMCA Single Commissioning Framework which launched last September will provide a set of criteria that will be applied to all of the housing projects, these include requirements on affordable housing, design and modular construction. The aim of this deal is to bring together public and private sector skills and investment to unlock brownfield sites. Urban Splash will invest in the acquisition, planning, promotion and delivery of the housing development sites and will use modern methods of construction. Mayor of the West … (To read the full article, subscribe below)