Saturday, December 9, 2023

Homes England publishes ‘one-stop guidance shop’ about housing resources

Homes England has today announced a new national index of professional housing resources.

The Housing Information Hub, now available on GOV.UK, will support the sector by providing direct access to over 300 sources of guidance, information and tools relating to homebuilding, placemaking and regeneration.

Developed by Homes England’s Local Government Capacity Centre, the Housing Information Hub has is one of a series of new initiatives designed in collaboration with local authorities and other partners to respond the needs, and asks, of the sector.

With the aim to cover the full housing and delivery journey, resources are split into five key areas – financing, leading, building, using land and planning

Mike Palin, Executive Director, Markets, Partners and Places, Homes England, said: “The Housing Information Hub is an excellent route map and “one stop shop” for advice and guidance for local authorities, developers, other professionals and individuals wanting to deliver quality places.

“In my local government career, including roles as CEO, I know that the Housing Information Hub would have transformed my ability to support the delivery of housing and regeneration and I look forward to sharing this resource to support authorities, their partners and other stakeholders.”

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