Recent news and developments from Homes for the South West.
Housing has a vital role to play in the economic and social recovery from COVID-19 and levelling up in the South West. Ahead of the Comprehensive Spending Review, Homes for the South West have submitted a representation asking the government to:
- Increase grant funding for affordable housing to accelerate housing delivery across the south west in response to COVID-19.
- Review the public land disposal strategy to prioritise release of more land for public housing.
- Re-designate public housing as infrastructure investment to capitalise on low rates of borrowing.
Bath-based housing association Curo will deliver 32 affordable homes at Midland Road in Bristol, after acquiring a new site in a package deal with developer Autograph Partnerships.Read More
Four families in Bath and North East Somerset will be moving in to the region’s first Passivhaus homes at the end of the month. The ultra energy efficient homes were built by Homes for the South West member, Curo, at their 700-home development in Bath, Mulberry Park, and have been let at social rent to local families in housing need.Read More
Plans to build 40 affordable homes in South Brent have been given the go-ahead.
Homes for the South West member, LiveWest, have strengthened their partnership with leading partnerships business, Vistry Partnerships, to tackle the region’s housing shortage with this high-quality development which through working together will now all be delivered as affordable housing.Read More
Homes for the South West member, Plymouth Community Homes, have been handed the first six homes at their biggest new-build scheme outside of Plymouth.Read More
Homes for the South West member, Alliance Homes, has completed its latest development of 16 new affordable homes in Shirehampton, Bristol.Read More
Homes for the South West member, Westward, is delivering 20 high quality new affordable homes in Bideford, in partnership with new local developer NG Properties SW. The development, at Pridham Place, is providing 12 homes for shared ownership and eight for social rent.Read More