Building a new housing approach

By Laura Sharman | 07 February 2020

In recent years, councils have done a 180 turn on their approach to housebuilding. The rapid rise of council-led housing companies, combined with the lifting of the Housing Revenue Account borrowing cap in 2018, have heralded a new era in building for local authorities.

However, councils are not just becoming housebuilders again to meet Government targets but also to stimulate local economies and meet their social goals.

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