NEWS

Response to DCLG Right to Build Consultation ...

07/Jan/2015

We have made a formal response to the Department for Communities and Local Government’s ‘Right to Build: Supporting Custom and Self Build Consultation’. This consultation ran from 23 October to ...

Scottish Study trip ...

19/Dec/2014

Earlier this month the three strong research team headed North to speak to a range of organisations that have been involved in delivering serviced building plots or collective custom build ...

Presenting at PlaceShapers Custom Build event ...

09/Dec/2014

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of meeting PlaceShapers: a network which represents over 100 housing associations. As part of this event, I gave a presentation on the potential of custom ...

Section 106 Abolished for Self Builders ...

28/Nov/2014

NaCSBA can claim a major success in its efforts to help self builders across the UK with news announced by DCLG today. People building their own homes will now be ...

Right to Build Summit review and other thoughts ...

28/Nov/2014

Much of the activity of NaCSBA of late has been to do with the Right to Build Summit at the Houses of Parliament on Tuesday 26 November. There was a ...

Right to Build Summit at the House of Commons ...

25/Nov/2014

The NaCSBA Research & Development team will be attending the Right to Build Summit at the House of Commons this evening in support of the ongoing consultation on the Right ...

Custom/self build features on You & Yours ...

11/Nov/2014

There was some encouraging support for custom/self build recently via a feature piece on the sector during BBC Radio 4’s consumer affairs programme ‘You & Yours’. Included in the piece ...

The Right to Build Bill Briefing ...

23/Oct/2014

Last night – Wednesday 22 October 2014 – I attended, along with other NaCSBA board members and a few guests from industry – a private briefing from Richard Bacon MP, ...