PREZI DEMONSTRATES JV NORTH’S SUCCESS

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

  JV North’s success since forming in 2007 has been encapsulated in a presentation that is available to view here: https://prezi.com/smztgl77s8_a/jv-north-build/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy It highlights the number of homes the consortium has built, the amount members have invested with the Homes and Communities Agency and the added value its home building work brings to local communities.        

THE CALL FOR MORE TENURE FLEXIBILITY

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Social landlords must make the case for affordable rent to the new Government, says JV North Chairman, Nigel Wilson. As Theresa May took up office by announcing a ‘one-nation’ for Britain and not just the privileged few, the sector should take this opportunity to call for more tenure flexibility. The sector has shown in the last few years that there … Read More

JV NORTH MEMBER DELIVERS LARGE OFF-SITE SCHEME

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Residents have started taking the keys to 33 new two and three bedroom eco homes in Liverpool that were built off-site and then craned into place. JV North member Liverpool Mutual Homes’ (LMH) scheme saw modular homes built in specialist factory conditions and delivered to Naylorsfield Drive in stages. The £3.5m project is thought to be the one of the … Read More

SHARED OWNERSHIP HOME GETS FAMILY ON THE PROPERTY LADDER

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A JV North member has shown the value of its house building work as part of the HCA’s 2015/18 Affordable Home Programme by helping a growing family get on the property ladder. One of the consortium’s founding members, Wythenshawe Community Housing Group (WCHG), has provided the Ellis family with a Shared Ownership property. Michel and Donna Ellis have been tenants … Read More

JV NORTH BUILDS ONE HOME EVERY DAY FOR NINE YEARS

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Housing consortium JV North has built one home every working day since it formed nine years ago, latest figures reveal. Dating back to June 2007, JV North has built 2,440 homes – the equivalent of a property a day. And in financial terms, it has invested £125,000 every working day from Monday to Friday. Since 2007, members have provided £214.6 … Read More

CIH Conference 2016

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JV North Chairman, Nigel Wilson previews this year’s CIH Conference. At JV North we are eager to play our part in building more homes as quickly as we can so Thursday’s seminar at the CIH Conference titled ‘How are we going to deliver 1 million homes?  And is that enough?’ is of particular interest. With the HCA, our members New … Read More

Development of the Month: Community Gateway Association

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The development consists of 18, two-bed houses with off street parking covering three small brownfield sites in close proximity. All properties were let on the day of handover and have been constructed to Code for Sustainable Homes level three. The contemporary development has made an important contribution to the estate property mix which was predominantly made up of 3-bed houses … Read More

HCA Prospectus; the challenge for RSLs

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The seismic shift towards homeownership reinforced in the HCA Prospectus overlooks a key issue that it will remain out of reach for so many for the foreseeable future. Clearly each area and demographic make-up will have different demands and a broad range of tenures can be beneficial, including shared ownership, rent to buy and Affordable Rent but only if it … Read More

Tenants move into new homes on former Dunlop Wellington site

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14 families have started moving into new homes built by a JV North member on the former Dunlop Wellington boot making factory site in Liverpool. In total, Liverpool Mutual Homes (LMH) is building 58 new energy efficient homes in Hazeldale Road, Walton. The land, which has stood empty for 15 years, will have 45 two-bed houses and 13 three-bed properties … Read More

Comment: starter homes and rented model

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JV North Chairman, Nigel Wilson, says too much focus on Starter Homes could be restrictive. Given the housing crisis and the desperate need to build, too much focus on Starter Homes could be restrictive. Clearly different regions and areas will have different demands and a broad approach can be beneficial, including shared ownership, rent to buy and rented tenures. The … Read More