HFI Ministerial Business Breakfast, 23 february 2016

Picture: Simon Bandy
POSTED ON 11th February 2016

Limited housing supply is one of the most pressing economic issues facing the UK today. If a solution is to be found, it will require some radical new thinking.The work of Local Partnerships in supporting housing delivery excellence was celebrated at the recent Housing & Finance Institute (HFi) business breakfast event with the Housing & Planning Minister, Brandon Lewis MP. The showcase event held at the City of London’s Guildhall celebrated work undertaken by Local Partnerships, Keepmoat with the Sheffield Housing Company, Legal & General’s institutional investment, Laing O’ Rourke’s advanced manufacturing and Pinnacle’s work on regeneration.

The Minister welcomed the work on the Housing Business Ready programme for Stoke-on-Trent Council, which was jointly delivered by the HFi and Local Partnerships. He congratulated Ashford Borough Council on completing a specially designed Housing Business Ready programme delivered in collaboration with the South East Local Enterprise Partnership. For more information about the Housing Business Ready programme please contact Simon.Bandy@localpartnerships.gov.uk.

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⬆️ Strategic Director Martin Forbes writes for the MJ about levelling up and how to negotiate the challenges ahead. Join members of our bid review team for a webinar on 13 December to look at these issues further. Register here: https://t.co/PTCAtzOiCM

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