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

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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

WEAVER VALE HOUSING TRUST LAUNCHES SHARED OWNERSHIP & SALES ARM TO HELP TACKLE HOUSING CRISIS

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Croft View, Barnton

A JV North member has launched a new shared ownership and sales arm as part of its bold ambitions to build 500 homes by 2021. Weaver Vale Housing Trust, which owns 6,200 homes across Cheshire, has launched Prospa Homes in a bid to increase choice across the county and help tackle the housing crisis. As a not-for-profit organisation, all money … Read More

ONE MANCHESTER SCHEME IS JV NORTH AND INSIDE HOUSING’S DEVELOPMENT OF THE WEEK

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Sandpiper Place One Manchester

One Manchester’s Sandpiper Place scheme is JV North and Inside Housing magazine’s Development of the Week [below]. The Rent to Buy development is on a site that was previously used as a sawmill, police station and warehouse. The 26-home scheme will include eight, three-storey and 18, two-storey houses all of which have three-bedrooms. Each will benefit from front and rear … 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

PINE COURT HOUSING ASSOCIATION WELCOMED AS NEW JV NORTH MEMBER

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Pine Court Housing Association

JV North has welcomed a new member taking the total to 22 as it continues to build more homes. Liverpool-based Pine Court Housing Association, which is part of The Sovini Group that also includes One Vision Housing, has joined JV North as a procurement member. It will use JV North’s framework to build 49 properties in Birkenhead, Wirral in Homes … Read More

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

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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

NEW PHOTOGRAPHS SHOW PROGRESS ON JV NORTH MEMBER’S £20m DEVELOPMENT

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JVN Scholars Fields

New photography shows progress on Wythenshawe Community Housing Group’s latest large-scale development scheme. Nearly 150 homes are being built in the town in a £19.6 million project christened Scholars Fields. Previously a school playing field for the Manchester Enterprise Academy, 38 two-bed apartments and 109 two or three-bed houses will be built by July 2020. There will be a mixture … Read More

NEW CHAIRMAN APPOINTED TO THE JV NORTH BOARD

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North West social housing consortium JV North has appointed its new Chairman. Wayne Gales, who is Chief Executive at Weaver Vale Housing Trust, takes over from Nigel Wilson who has been in the post since 2013. Mr Wilson is leaving his position as Chief Executive of JV North member Wythenshawe Community Housing Group at the end of the year to … Read More

DEVELOPMENT OF THE MONTH: £15.7 MILLION GORTON LANE BY ONE MANCHESTER

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Gorton Lane

One Manchester is proposing to transform the land of a former pub into its latest large-scale housing development. The Gorton Lane site is part-owned by One Manchester and Manchester City Council with a planning application submitted in October 2018. If approved, the £15.7 million scheme would see 102 apartments and 13 houses built on two parcels of adjacent land that … Read More

COMMENT: JV NORTH – A HOMES ENGLAND ‘STRATEGIC PARTNER’ IN ALL BUT NAME

JV NorthHome building, Homes England, News, SOAHP 2016/21, Uncategorized

Nigel Wilson, Chairman of JV North and Chief Executive of Wythenshawe Community Housing Group, explains how the consortium works in partnership with Homes England to build thousands of homes. News in the Chancellor’s Budget of the successful recipients of Strategic Partnership funding should be warmly welcomed by the sector. Yet while the 17 partners chosen in waves one and two are … Read More