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Municipal Housing Trust celebrates first birthday with 129 new homes

By on 12/01/2010 in News with 1 Comment

Builders across four sites in Birmingham have geared up to deliver 129 new council homes by March 2011, starting work well ahead of the government's deadline. Working closely with the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) in the West Midlands, Birmingham City Council is the first council in the region out of the starting blocks in delivering […]

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Birmingham City Council wins award for social housing

Birmingham City Council has won ‘Social Housing Provider of the Year’ at the Insider Residential Property Awards 2016. The award highlighted the work of the Birmingham Municipal Housing Trust (BMHT) programme -which is currently the largest provider of affordable homes per annum in the Midlands – and showcased recent BMHT projects  in Nechells, Sutton Coldfield […]

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BMHT celebrates 2,000th home milestone

Birmingham City Council is celebrating the completion of the 2,000th home built through its own award-winning house-building programme, Birmingham Municipal Housing Trust (BMHT). The property, in Alma Street North, Newtown, was officially handed over to tenants Salih Kharif and his wife Mahadia Abdelrahman by Councillor Tahir Ali, the council’s cabinet member for development, transport and […]

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Graduate Hub opens for second recruitment phase

By on 04/02/2016 in Cllr Ali, News, Partnerships with 0 Comments

The largest local government graduate scheme for planning and regeneration professionals is set to launch its second phase of recruitment. Birmingham City Council’s Graduate Hub gives graduates who have completed a built environment degree a wide range of experience in planning, regeneration and housing development work to help them work towards becoming chartered professionals. As […]

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Northfield flats demolition plan set for approval

By on 19/01/2016 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

Cabinet are being asked to approve plans to demolish a block of flats in Northfield as part of Birmingham Municipal Housing Trust’s (BMHT) ongoing programme of ensuring its properties are sustainable and meet the needs of residents. A report to be considered by cabinet on January 26 asks councillors to give the go-ahead to proposals […]

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Work begins on new housing development in Erdington

By on 21/12/2015 in Cllr Cotton, News with 0 Comments

A sod-cutting ceremony has taken place to mark the start of work on the new Erdington Gardens housing development in Jarvis Road, Erdington. The Birmingham Municipal Housing Trust (BMHT) scheme will consist of 116 homes – 58 affordable rent and 58 for sale – and will be a mix of two, three and four-bedroom houses […]

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Building Birmingham Scholarship student engineers announced

By on 18/12/2015 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

Local engineering students who will be among the first to work on the new high speed rail route were introduced at an annual awards ceremony today (Friday 18 December). The Building Birmingham Scholarship announced this year’s 25 young scholars who are set to pursue careers in the built environment sector. The 16-24 year olds, a […]

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Why ‘Pay to Stay’ is a new tax on work

By on 08/12/2015 in Blog, Cllr Cotton with 0 Comments

The Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) is proposing that council tenants should pay a market value rent if their joint income is above £30k.  The following blog is an extract from Cllr Cotton’s speech at Council on Tuesday 1 December in which he spoke against the ‘Pay to Stay’ proposals and gained council […]

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More homes to transform lives and futures

By on 04/12/2015 in Cllr Clancy, News with 0 Comments

Cllr John Clancy, aims to build on the success of an affordable housing initiative in Birmingham, reflecting: “This city must now move from building hundreds of new homes a year to thousands.”

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Building more affordable homes for the city

By on 01/12/2015 in Cabinet, Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

A report seeking approval to build 166 affordable homes for rent and sale in Perry Common is to go to cabinet. This is the final phase of an area regeneration that has seen the replacement of 908 structurally defective homes with 913 new homes (including a 40 place Extra Care centre), a health centre, and […]

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