JV North builds 360 homes in 2014

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Members of a social housing consortium that manages over 73,000 homes have been praised for their performance during 2014 after building 360 homes. JV North Chairman, Nigel Wilson, who is also Chief Executive of Wythenshawe Community Housing Group, has commended the work by the 10 landlord members. Under the Homes and Communities Agency’s 2011/15 Affordable Homes Programme 281 new homes … Read More

HCA audit sees JV North shine

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An external audit of JV North for the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) revealed the consortium is meeting all its statutory obligations. The HCA selected 11 JV North schemes under the 2011/15 Affordable Homes Programme to be independently audited by dba Management Group. Wythenshawe Community Housing Group had three schemes analysed and Trafford Housing Trust and Liverpool Mutual Homes two … Read More

JV North to invest nearly £200m in new homes

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Social housing consortium JV North is spending nearly £200 million building almost 1,800 new homes over the next three years. Members – nine in the North West and one in Nottingham – will invest £161.9m during the 2015/18 Affordable Homes Programme. It will complement the £34.8m grant the consortium was awarded by the Homes and Communities Agency in July. In … Read More

Weaver Vale Housing Trust celebrates its new houses

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A housing trust celebrated opening four new developments in mid Cheshire with a river trip and afternoon tea. Weaver Vale Housing Trust invited new residents and their families to join dignitaries at the event at Anderton Boat Lift , which marked the opening of 21 new homes in Winnington, Weaverham and Winsford. Families had also taken part in a unique … Read More

JV North & HCA pilots modern methods of construction

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A North West consortium of landlords is piloting modern methods of construction to meet requests from the HCA to identify techniques to speed up the house building process. New Charter Housing Trust Group and Liverpool Mutual Homes (LMH) – members of the JV North consortium created to deliver new homes under the Affordable Homes Programme – have trialled the use … Read More

New Charter to build its own homes

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JV North member, New Charter, has achieved a national standard to build its own homes as well as schemes for the housing sector and other developers across the country. (L-R) New Charter tenant board member Tom Daly, Cllr Peter Robinson and apprentice roofer Louis Tyson celebrate the final roof tile laid to new homes at Holland Road in Hyde. New … Read More

Making the grant add up

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JV North’s award of £34.8 million reflects a matching of demand with viability says Chairman Nigel Wilson in Inside Housing. JV North Chairman, Nigel Wilson, comments in Inside Housing.

JV North delivers over 900 homes

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JV North members have been praised for their performance in the HCA Affordable Homes Programme for the 2013/14 financial year after working to deliver over 900 homes. The consortium that comprises of 10 housing associations, nine of which are in the North West, completed some 538 new homes during the last financial year and members also started on-site to build … Read More