We work with industry and public sector partners to deliver a step change in housebuilding, housing delivery and finance.
The Housing and Finance Institute works with industry and public sector partners to:
An eleven strong board of senior and distinguished leaders with experience from central and local government, business, housing and finance industries support and lead the work of The HFI. Our Chief Executive is Natalie Elphicke OBE.
Housing Delivery will be top of the next Mayor’s agenda. This six point plan sets out practical action to build the homes we need. 1.Political Leadership: The Mayor devolving more powers to boost the Boroughs. For City Hall and the Boroughs to work better together. 2.Money: Put London’s Housing Money to work. 3.Business: Harness London’s […]
Can we build more homes, faster? Yes, we can. This paper is a practical blueprint for action in infrastructure and dependences mapping and build out rates, to turn those planning permissions into homes on the ground. Read report here.
Sir Sydney Waterlow was a British politician, businessman and philanthropist. Waterlow was committed to solving the housing crisis in Victorian England. Disturbed by the dire living conditions of low income working people, Waterlow formed the Improved Industrial Dwellings Company in 1863. The company started with an initial capital of £2.2 million in today’s money. Waterlow […]
The Chancellor’s 2016 budget was announced yesterday. It included significant support for housing and infrastructure. Annual housing starts are at an 8-year high. Planning permissions were granted for more than 250,000 homes last year. Nevertheless, the budget clearly stated that more needed to be done to continue this upward trend in housing delivery; to keep […]
The Chancellor announced today new measures for collaborative working to help release council land for 160,000 homes or more. The 2016 Budget states: • for the first time ever Local Authorities are collaborating with central government on a local government land ambition, working with their partners to release land with the capacity for at least […]