NEWS

Right to Build Task Force call for planning, viability and ...

18/Feb/2019

The Right to Build Task Force is looking for a specialists in planning, viability and affordable housing to join its panel of experts, providing advice to sakeholders working to deliver ...

House prices grind to a halt at start of 2019 ...

10/Feb/2019

A series of reports have been published at the start of January 2019 that reflect the influence that Brexit uncertainty is having on the wider property market. The Halifax found ...

CIL ruling warns of dangers of not following procedure for ...

08/Feb/2019

A High Court decision concerning self build Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) exemption has set out the importance of observing the process to the letter for anyone building their own home. ...

NaCSBA’s Code of Practice offers security to consumers ...

30/Jan/2019

NaCSBA's new Code of Practice offers a benchmark for members, and confidence for consumers looking for to source companies to work on their dream self build ...

Amended 1APP form supports council monitoring of custom and self ...

24/Jan/2019

The Planning Portal's 1APP planning application form now includes reference to custom and self-build homes, offering better data management ...

£210 million ‘Self Build Wales’ scheme to transform Welsh market ...

18/Jan/2019

Welsh Government has launched Self Build Wales, a £210 million fund to help more people self build their own home, helping to diversify the market ...

Edition 10 of Planning Policy Wales supports self and custom ...

18/Dec/2018

Edition 10 of Planning Policy Wales has been published, following a year-long consultation, with a simpler set of guidance aimed at making the policy easier to implement, ...

Letwin Review findings call for diversity on large sites, including ...

01/Nov/2018

Sir Oliver Letwin has published the findings of his Independent Review of Build Out, confirming the draft findings that a lack of diversity of build types is at the heart ...

Budget reveals little on self-build housing in run up to ...

01/Nov/2018

On the 29 October Chancellor Philip Hammond presented his Autumn Budget. Given its importance, Housing didn’t get the largest of mentions in the speech. ...

East Midlands Community-led Housing runs November briefings ...

29/Oct/2018

East Midlands Community-led Housing is running a series of free briefings to stimulate opportunities to facilitate more grass roots community-led housing. ...