Work starts on new affordable homes in Weston-super-Mare

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Recent news and developments from Homes for the South West.

Work starts on new affordable homes in Weston-super-Mare

West of England housing association and Homes for the South West member, Curo, have started construction works with contractor Clayewater Homes to deliver another 17 new affordable homes in Weston-super-Mare.

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Homes for the South West members work together to speed up delivery of new affordable homes

Bath-based Curo has announced it will work with fellow Homes for the South West members, Alliance Homes and Magna Housing, to help speed up delivery of new homes in the region through its Strategic Partnership with Homes England. The funding arrangement was secured jointly with Swan Housing Association last year.

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Comprehensive Spending Review 2020 – Homes for the South West representation

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.

Read our full submission here.

Curo acquires Bristol site to deliver 32 new affordable homes

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.

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Meet the families helping to design the energy-efficient homes of the future

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.

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Regeneration scheme completed in Filton

A multi-million pound regeneration project to increase the number of affordable homes in Filton has been completed.

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South Brent set for affordable homes boost

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. 

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Curo to deliver first Passivhaus homes in B&NES

Homes for the South West member Curo are on track to delivering the first ultra energy efficient homes in Bath & North East Somerset this autumn.

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New homes ready as Plymouth Community Homes celebrate first handover

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.

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Alliance Homes delivers 16 new affordable homes for rent in Bristol

Homes for the South West member, Alliance Homes, has completed its latest development of 16 new affordable homes in Shirehampton, Bristol.

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