The authority has been wracked with financial problems with some predicting that the Games could bankrupt them before they even reach the finish line.
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The 12.27-hectare site could see 500 new homes, associated public open space and a new secondary school built.
The homes will form the first phase of the Icknield Port Loop scheme, a half mile canal loop within walking distance of the City Centre on a large brownfield site.
The plans include 756 new homes as well as about 10,000 sq ft of commercial space.
Birmingham has 1888 empty properties and over 12,000 people on council house waiting lists.
The council believe modular could be a solution to the growing social housing waiting list for people who require one-bed or two-bed properties.
It’s exactly the kind of innovative and community-led approach to housing the UK needs if it is ever going to get to grips with its amplifying housing crisis
Six cities will share a pot of government funding that will improve access and safety for cyclists.
‘This is a system-level challenge, but large companies are in a good place to invest more broadly in their workforce and see multiple returns on that investment.’
During our tour of ten UK cities, we uncovered an emerging approach to local economic development, one that is challenging the mainstream and which can be summed up in the following 10 steps.