Finance

Spring Statement cuts VAT on energy-saving home improvements ...

23/Mar/2022

In his Spring Statement, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced that homeowners will pay 0% VAT when installing certain energy-saving home improvements. The measure will help households improve energy efficiency and keep ...

New Levelling Up Home Building Fund to boost SME housebuilders ...

03/Feb/2022

The government’s recently published Levelling Up White Paper includes a new Levelling Up Home Build Fund that NaCSBA welcomes as a route to development finance for small and medium house ...

House prices continue to grow, hitting a new record high ...

13/Dec/2021

Halifax's latest House Price Index has shown the five month of consecutive increases leading to the average house price now £272,992.  ...

Help to Build Prospectus launched with call for industry to ...

26/Nov/2021

DLUCH has launched the Help to Build Prospectus with a call for industry to register to find out more about how the scheme will operate ...

Housing Growth Partnership unlocks Leicestershire site, including eight custom build ...

16/Nov/2021

Social impact investor Housing Growth Partnership (HGP) is backing a site by Bowbridge Homes with a £2.2million investment, bringing 48 homes to Leicestershire, including custom build plots. The site, in ...

Self and Custom Build Fund allocates £5m, plus a £20m ...

12/Oct/2021

The Self and Custom Build Fund has allocated £5m to local authorities to bring on sites in their owners, plus a £20m extension in a second round ...

UK first with BuildLoan’s launch of new self and custom ...

27/Aug/2021

BuildLoan has launched Unicus, the UK's first self and custom build mortgage broker platform, an online tool for intermediaries, ...

New £4million Community Housing Fund provides welcome route to finance ...

26/Aug/2021

Government has announced a new £4m Community Housing Fund, a grant programme specifically aimed at increasing community led affordable housing. Launched by Housing Minister Christopher Pincher, the grant fund is ...

Government launches flagship First Homes scheme on dedicated ‘Own Your ...

11/Jun/2021

Own Your Own Home website launches Government's flagship First Homes scheme, part of a suite of support for home owners that includes Help to Build ...

Ecology Building Society raises the sustainability bar on green mortgages ...

09/Jun/2021

Ecology Building Society has raised the sustainability entry criteria on its green mortgages for custom and self builders ...