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MEET HOMES FOR THE NORTH

Homes for the North is an alliance of almost twenty large housing associations who want to deliver more homes across the North of England. Collectively we already provide homes for almost one million people in the North of England but we want to do more.

Good quality homes are the bedrock of a strong economy and thriving communities. Yet across the North, not enough good homes are being built.

We passionately believe that improving the supply and quality of homes in the North will lead to economic growth, higher living standards, increased home ownership and stronger communities where people can meet their aspirations.

Homes for the North work with a range of organisations to help raise public awareness of housing policy challenges and solutions. We commission research and share our expertise and best practice to inform policy makers regionally and nationally on creating the conditions for more and better homes, extending home ownership in the North and making the North of England a more attractive place for businesses to invest.

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HOMES FOR THE NORTH IN NUMBERS TOGETHER WE…

455,000

Own or manage 455,000 homes

1 MILLION

Provide affordable homes for nearly 1 million people

1 IN 3

Provide 1 in 3 of all social rented homes in the North

17,500

Employ almost 17,500 people – that’s similar to the combined workforce of Nissan and Ford in the UK

30,000

Support an estimated 30,000 other jobs

£13.5 billion

Have a combined turnover of £2 billion and assets of £13.5 billion

£2.5 billion

Add up to £2.5 billion each year (Gross Value Added) combined impact on the Northern economy

12,000

Have built nearly 12,000 new homes over the past three years – that’s 1 in every 10 homes in the North

18,600

Plan to build 18,600 more homes planned over the next three years

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OUR MEMBERS

We plan on building 15,800 more homes over the next three years

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WHAT’S NEW

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OVER THE NEXT 20 YEARS THE NUMBER OF HOUSEHOLDS IN THE NORTH WEST IS EXPECTED TO INCREASE BY 360,000. YET A QUARTER OF ADULTS AGED 20–34 ARE UNABLE TO AFFORD THEIR OWN HOME.

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GET IN TOUCH

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with Homes for the North.

For Homes for the North media enquiries.

  • Call Nick Faith 07960 996 233
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