Property Matters 

Funding for new homes, but councils still in a tight spot

Property Matters

Property Matters
Funding for new homes, but councils still in a tight spot

The implications of the government's direct involvement in addressing the shortage of affordable housing in England have probably not had enough time to sink in, but they are pretty transformational. By using direct commissioning, the government will be paying small- to medium-sized builders £1.2bn to construct 30,000 affordable starter homes over the next five years on publicly owned land.

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