Affordable Housing Seminar. East Midlands Councils Graham Dobbs Head of Area HCA 19 June 2013. Contents. Current delivery context Delivery and 2013 Budget Announcements Focus on AHP and AHGP HCA role in Investment, Land, Market Interventions and Regulation Conclusions.
East Midlands Councils
Graham Dobbs Head of Area HCA
19 June 2013
Speed of delivery is vital to maximise the impact of this investment on the economy.
Programmes have doubled in value during the SR
18 funded programmes plus 5 unfunded programmes
5 funded programmes plus 1 unfunded programme c/fwd
6 funded programmes
Growth in number of Capital Programmes – CSR2010- Budget 2013
Importance of housing and construction in helping drive economic growth is well recognised
HCA activity supports growth at a local level
Working with Local Enterprise Partnerships and Core Cities that identify housing, land and regeneration as growth priorities, and to develop joint investment models
Supporting the delivery of Enterprise Zones
Supporting local partners bidding for the Regional Growth Fund
Our investment and expertise support local aspirations and deliver economic growth.
We are helping to deliver the Government’s ambitions to build up to 170,000 new affordable homes, improve existing homes, and assist first time buyers
ongoing dialogue with providers
new supply as ‘affordable’ rent or
Affordable Home ownership
e.g. land, S106, New Homes Bonus,
We are using new ways to increase the supply of public land and speed up development
We are a key delivery partner in Government’s ambition to make the best use of public assets to benefit communities
We are innovative, flexible and commercial in our approach to delivering public value and responding to challenges.