On top of the abolition of the Housing Market Renewal Fund
, this will disadvantage our authorities, and many others in areas requiring sustained market renewal.
More than pounds 165m has been spent so far on rebuilding the North East's housing stock, but, because of the early ending of the Housing Market Renewal fund
, at least pounds 24m-a-year of that, which was earmarked to be spent between now and 2017, is gone.
On one hand, the proposals in the Housing Market Renewal Fund
are well judged.
It is believed more than pounds 100m will not now be spent in Tyneside as part of the cancelled Housing Market Renewal Fund
approved by the previous Labour Government.
the Housing Market Renewal Fund
(HMRF) pathfinders that are intended to tackle the problems of low demand in selected areas;
2m in Sefton and pounds 50m in Wirral from partners including the local council, the Housing Market Renewal Fund
, Housing Associations: Plus, Breathe Plus and Riverside and private developers Bellway and Gleeson.
NewHeartlands, the Merseyside Housing Market renewal agency, was yesterday told its bid for pounds 98m in funding from the Government's Housing Market Renewal Fund
has been successful.
Last year, the Government launched the Housing Market Renewal Fund
to tackle the problem of abandoned homes and negative equity causing misery in areas throughout the North of England.
The dedicated housing market renewal fund
- which would fund new builds in the city - was incorporated into the regional growth fund, which is worth only pounds 1.
Housing Minister Jeff Rooker will be in Liverpool today to announce the first phase of a multi-million pound grant from the Government's new Housing Market Renewal fund
to set the scheme rolling.
Councillor Richard Kemp, Liverpool's housing chief, agreed with the peer and said he wanted to keep people in the city through a housing market renewal fund
She called for a housing market renewal fund
with a budget of billions to help tackle the problem.