The government must think ahead and do all it can to head off a housing crash. A National Housing Conversion Fund should be part of that forward planning.
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‘Inflexible planning policies inevitably lead to protracted negotiations, which are having a huge impact.'
‘Winter is always a worrying time for people living in poor-quality, cold and damp homes, particularly for those people who struggle to afford to heat them and keep them warm.'
‘This would bring empty and run-down properties back to life, stimulate activity on stalled sites, and assist landlords exiting the market.'
If given the green light, the programme will bring the council’s total commitment to new council home building up to £130m.
The all-electric modular homes in Sittingbourne will be able to achieve carbon neutrality thanks to their air-tight, well-insulated walls.
‘High quality developments such as this are vital for local people and help build and sustain communities.’
'Community led housing is special in the way it can unlock new housing.'
‘The government has repeatedly made what turn out to be pie-in-the-sky promises – and then failed to plan, resource, or deliver.'
‘This seriously jeopardises any ambition to level-up the country.'