JV NORTH LOOKING FOR PARTNERSHIPS TO INCREASE HOUSE BUILDING BEYOND 2016/21 AHP

JV NorthAHP 2015/18, Communities, Consultants, Development, Home building, Homes England, Members

JV North is looking to establish new partnerships to increase the number of homes built up to and beyond the current 2016/21 Shared Ownership Affordable Homes Programme (SOAHP). Made up of Northern based housing associations and home building local authorities, the consortium is planning the next chapter in its successful history. JV North, which has built the equivalent of two-and-a-half … Read More

JV NORTH INVESTED £100m+ INTO HOME BUILDING IN 2018/19 FINANCIAL YEAR

JV NorthAHP 2015/18, Development, Home building, Homes England, Members, News, SOAHP 2016/21

Gorton Lane

Latest figures from JV North show it invested over £100m in its development programme in the 2018/19 financial year. The funding – by members with grant support from Homes England – was used to start building 613 new homes as part of the final year of the 2015/18 Affordable Homes Programme and the ongoing 2016/21 Shared Ownership Affordable Homes Programme. … Read More

JV NORTH CLAIMS RECORD £43m HOMES ENGLAND GRANT IN 2017/18 FINANCIAL YEAR

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The Maples, Liverpool

JV North claimed a record £43 million of grant from Homes England in the 2017/18 financial year as its development programme forges ahead. The funding was for the last year of the 2015/18 Affordable Homes Programme and the ongoing 2016/21 Shared Ownership Affordable Homes Programme. The grant, along with member investment, will finance the building of 1,355 homes. JV North … Read More

COMMUNITY GATEWAY ASSOCIATION COMPLETING NEW HOMES UNDER 2015/18 AHP

JV NorthAHP 2015/18, Communities, HCA, Home building, News

A JV North member is putting the finishing touches to new homes being delivered under the 2015/18 Affordable Homes Programme. Community Gateway Association in Preston is investing over £2 million to build 18 homes on an array of brownfield sites. In Ingol, a £859,716 community-led scheme sees six 1-bedroom and two 2-bedroom bungalows being built on several former domestic garage … Read More

DEVELOPMENT OF THE MONTH: LEIGHTON DENE, LIVERPOOL

JV NorthAHP 2015/18, Communities, HCA, Home building, Investment, News

Developed as part of the groundbreaking Liverpool Housing Partnership, Leighton Dene sees 34 modern homes on a high visibility site in Fazakerley. This £4.6 million project by Liverpool Mutual Homes (LMH) has delivered desirable family homes for affordable rent on a neglected brownfield site – land that once hosted a run-down nursing home and lain vacant for a number of … Read More

JV NORTH MEMBER ON-SITE BUILDING NEARLY 300 HOMES IN MANCHESTER

JV NorthAHP 2015/18, Government, HCA, Home building, News

A JV North member is building nearly 300 homes across 11 sites as part of the HCA’s 2015/18 Affordable Homes Programme. Wythenshawe Community Housing Group is underway building 296 homes for a variety of tenures including affordable rent, market rent, shared ownership and outright sale. The total investment from the 14,000-home landlord is £33 million with £4.5 million of grant … Read More

CONTRACTORS AND CONSULTANTS CHOSEN FOR JV NORTH’S £180m HOME BUILDING FRAMEWORK

JV NorthAHP 2015/18, Communities, Consultants, Contractors, Framework, Government, HCA, Home building, Investment, News

JV North has chosen the contractors and consultants for its £180 million home building framework. The consortium, which has nine social housing association members across Greater Manchester, Merseyside, Nottingham and Preston, has appointed contractors and consultants for works valued at £1 million and over. The appointed contractors are Anwyl Construction, Bardsley Construction, Casey Construction, Galliford Try, Kier Living, Mears New … Read More

DEVELOPMENT OF THE MONTH: MARWOOD TOWER, LIVERPOOL

JV NorthAHP 2015/18, Communities, HCA, News

One of Liverpool’s landmark towers has been transformed into modern apartments for over 55s and supported housing in an £8m scheme. Some 57 Marwood Tower flats have been remodelled by JV North member Liverpool Mutual Homes. A new section was built in an arc around the tower’s base providing 24 new apartments. An encapsulated courtyard garden features an all-weather bowling … Read More

JV NORTH TO BUILD 429 MORE HOMES IN 2015/18 AHP

JV NorthAHP 2015/18, Communities, Home building, News

JV North has announced it will build 429 more homes in the 2015/18 Affordable Homes Programme after making successful continuous market engagement (CME) bids. The social housing consortium will construct the properties before April 2018 in addition to the 1,745 already planned. The 25 per cent increase comes after the 10-member group received an additional £13.4 million from the Homes … Read More