JV NORTH MEMBERS BUILT ALMOST 4 HOMES EVERY WORKING DAY IN 2019/20

JV NorthAffordable rent, Communities, Development, Government, Home building, Homes England, Investment, Members, News

JV North members built the equivalent of nearly four homes every working day during the past year. Homes England figures running from 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2020 show 987 properties were completed. This is the equivalent of 3.8 homes every working day. Other figures reveal 1,015 properties started on-site (3.96 homes a day). Investment by members was supplemented … Read More

JV NORTH REACTION TO NEW £12bn AFFORDABLE HOMES PROGRAMME ANNOUNCED IN THE BUDGET

JV NorthAHP, Budget, Government, Home building, Homes England, News

Social housing consortium JV North has welcomed the Chancellor’s announcement of a new £12bn, five-year Affordable Homes Programme in today’s Budget. The consortium has Community Gateway, Jigsaw, One Manchester, Sovini, Torus, Trafford Housing Trust, Weaver Vale Housing Trust and Wythenshawe Community Housing Group as members. JV North is building over 4,550 homes in the 2016/21 Shared Ownership Affordable Homes Programme … Read More

HOUSING ASSOCIATIONS, CONTRACTORS & CONSULTANTS INVITED TO SHAPE HOME BUILDING CONSORTIUM’S FUTURE

JV NorthDevelopment, Government, Home building, Homes England, News

JV North is inviting housing associations, contractors and consultants to planning sessions to see how properties can be built quicker and better in the next affordable homes programme. The consortium wants to build homes more cost effectively, to an improved quality and in a more environmentally-friendly way. Last month, Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick told Parliament the next grant programme will … Read More

COMMENT – FUTURE PROGRAMME CERTAINTY NEEDED TO HELP US BUILD MORE HOMES

JV NorthGovernment, Home building, Homes England, Investment, SOAHP 2016/21

JV North Chairman and Chief Executive at Weaver Vale Housing Trust, Wayne Gales, explains why future programme certainty will help the sector build more homes. It is rare in the world of housing development for money not to be the main issue in question from which everything else stems. For developing landlords including JV North – a consortium of housing … Read More

JV NORTH BUILDING 15% OF THE NORTH WEST’S SOCIAL HOUSING PROPERTIES

JV NorthGovernment, Home building, Homes England, News, SOAHP 2016/21

JV North delivered 15 per cent of the North West’s social housing properties, new figures reveal. Made up of nine full members across the region, JV North’s performance relates to the 2018/19 financial year. The consortium has significantly grown the size of its development work in the past 18 months. In the 2016/21 Shared Ownership Affordable Homes Programme, JV North … Read More

COMMENT – PROGRAMME CERTAINTY IS WHAT WE CRAVE MOST WHEN IT COMES TO DEVELOPMENT

JV NorthGovernment, Homes England, News, SOAHP 2016/21

JV North Chairman, Wayne Gales, explains to Inside Housing that future certainty beyond the current 2016/21 Shared Ownership Affordable Homes Programme is most keenly craved by home builders like the consortium. Click here to read the full story: https://www.insidehousing.co.uk/comment/programme-certainty-is-what-we-crave-most-when-it-comes-to-development-60212  

JV NORTH MEMBER TORUS BEGINS £20m HOUSING SCHEME TO TRANSFORM DERELICT HOSPITAL LAND

JV NorthCIH, Communities, Government, Home building, Homes England, News, SOAHP 2016/21

A JV North member has started a £20 million housing development to create affordable homes for local families. The Town Lane scheme in Kew by Torus will see a former hospital site transformed after standing derelict for several years. Remediation of the site is currently underway after which construction of the new homes will begin in earnest. More than 150 … 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

SME BUILDERS OFFERED CHANCE TO WIN WORK AS PART OF £180m FRAMEWORK

JV NorthCommunities, Contractors, Framework, Government, HCA, Home building, Investment, News

SME builders are being offered the opportunity to win work in the second stage of JV North’s four year home building and refurbishment framework worth £180 million. For the first time, the consortium is offering a lot dedicated specifically to smaller contractors with works valued at under £1 million. JV North will create an unlimited list of suppliers through which … 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