Tag: Affordable housing

Helping developers to help us build affordable housing

By on 07/04/2017 in Bulletin, Cabinet, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham City Council is set to approve proposals at cabinet on 18 April that will see new joint ventures with developers on ‘challenging’ sites and stimulate the creation of more affordable housing. The report – ‘Joint venture partnering with the private sector to accelerate housing growth’ – identifies some of the issues facing developers on […]

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Homes for Heroes clarification

By on 19/11/2013 in Cllr Ali, Rebuttals with 0 Comments

In response to the Homes for Heroes story in today’s Birmingham Mail: http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/local-news/former-lord-mayor-slams-city-6316654 A Birmingham City Council spokesperson said: “Councillor Ali recently announced a deal with the MoD to provide around 60 Homes for Heroes in the city. The 12 homes built by the previous administration used funding from the Alderson Trust. There was no […]

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Council welcomes announcement of its bid acceptance

By on 20/07/2011 in News with 0 Comments

Response to Homes & Communities Agency announcement of successful bidders for 1.8bn affordable homes funding (July 14): Birmingham City Council has welcomed the news that it is to receive investment for the creation of new affordable homes for residents across the city. The council has been told by the Homes and Communities Agency that it […]

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Banging the drum for more housing

By on 08/09/2010 in Blog with 0 Comments

Councillor John Lines, Cabinet Member for Housing, discusses how Brimingham’s Municipal Housing Trust will deliver more homes for social rent and outright sale. Most people associate me with banging the drum for more council housing and for local authorities to build those homes.  In May 2009 I told the last government what I thought of their […]

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