06 MAY 2019

Housing Celebrate

The Housing & Finance Institute is delighted to announce a fantastic line-up for our Housing Celebrate event in the House of Lords on 13th May 2019. The event is to celebrate the work of Sir Mark Boleat as Chairman and the work of the HFi since inception back in 2015. Speaking at the event w...


26 MAR 2019

HBF Policy Conference 2019

Our Chief Executive, Natalie Elphicke OBE, chaired the HBF Policy Conference again this year, for the second year in a row. The conference discussed a range of issues and opportunities in the housebuilding sector and possible steps forward. Natalie was joined by many industry experts including the...


22 MAR 2019

HBR Springboard - Taking the Lead Competition

Yesterday was the final session of the HBR Springboard programme. This session gave councils the opportunity to pitch a real development in their area in a 'Dragon's Den' style competition, sponsored by Cheyne Social Property Impact Fund. Councils had the opportunity to present and get tips from ex...


23 JAN 2019

HBR Springboard - Delivering the Homes your Area Needs

This, the second HBR Springboard session, revolved around what needs to happen to get the job done. Speaking at the session was Neill Tickle (Optivo), Paul Price (Tendring District Council), Jenny Coombs (Local Partnerships) and Rob Beiley (Trowers & Hamlins). Local Partnerships discussed thei...


12 DEC 2018

HBR Springboard - Making the Difference

The Local Government Association and the Housing & Finance Institute have launched a new housing programme for councils called 'HBR Springboard'. HBR Springboard is designed to meet the needs of councils that have the appetite and ambition to shape the delivery of homes for their area, and who ...


21 NOV 2018

The HFi Hosts the Guangzhou Human Resources and Society Security Bureau

Today, the HFi received a Chinese delegation from Guangzhou Human Resources and Society Security Bureau. The delegation travelled to the UK to understand 'implementing the capacity of construction and development for the affordable housing system'. HFi board members, Natalie Elphicke and Rob Beiley...


15 NOV 2018

Net Housing Supply: Steady as she goes

The 2018 net housing supply figures have been released. They show a positive and steady picture for housing. Albeit one that falls substantially short of the outturn that we were looking for if the 300,000 homes figure is to be achieved in the shorter term. A strong performance from today's figures...


14 NOV 2018

Hot topic: Net housing supply

  While the world waits on Brexit, we wait on an exciting piece of news: the NET ADDITIONAL DWELLINGS (housing supply) numbers due out tomorrow morning at 9:30am, 15 November 2018. Last year's net housing numbers showed a tremendous performance, over 217,000 new homes added to England's hou...


05 NOV 2018

HFi and LGA Launch Springboard Programme

The Local Government Association and the Housing & Finance Institute have launched a new housing programme for councils called 'HBR Springboard'. HBR Springboard is designed to meet the needs of councils that have the appetite and ambition to shape the delivery of homes for their area, and wh...


26 SEP 2018

LEP Network Women Leaders

The HFi was delighted to see our Chief Executive, Natalie Elphicke OBE, invited to the inaugural LEP Network Women Leaders roundtable event, launched with the Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, Melanie Dawes. At the HFi, we have worked with a numb...


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