Newcastle Residential Hub Meeting

        ‘Enabling Housing Delivery’ 11th  April – 2pm – 6.30pm Newcastle University, Barbara Strange Teaching Centre, Newcastle, NE1 8QB Buildoffsite  Residential Hub provides a valuable opportunity for Northern England with a programme of influential speakers, engaging, topical content and a…

 

The UKAA Shortlisted in the Property Wire Awards

We have the pleasure in announcing The UKAA has been shortlisted for the Best Trade Association in the 2018 Property Wire Awards. We have made the shortlist of 3 after contending with many other well deserving candidates in the category. Property Wire provides daily news on residential and commercial real…

 

Glimmers of hope but more political backing needed

In the past fortnight, plans, policies and long-term strategies for the housing industry have been established by Sadiq Khan and Philip Hammond to tackle one of Britain’s biggest challenges over the next 25 years. Due to the vast and complex nature of the UK housing crisis, these political events were…

 

PRSim response to the November 2017 Budget

The Chancellors move to abolish SDLT for first time buyers to a threshold of £300k will be seen as a positive move by many who have argued for its abolition for some time. It will also be welcomed by those people currently buying and looking to buy their first home.

 

Build-to-rent sector homes in on 100,000 milestone – By CoStar

There are now 95,918 Build-to-Rent homes complete, under construction and in planning across the UK. UKAA members now represent over 40% of the existing Build-to-Rent stock. Read more about the reasearch published by the British Property Federation (BPF) in this latest article by CoStar.  …

 

UKAA End of Year Accounts

To view 2016’s financial position ending 31st December 2016, please download our PDF. Download If you require more comprehensive information, please contact Michael Green on [email protected] or on 020 8387 5496.

 

How to challenge the market? Scrap deposits.

How did I know when we’d become a true disruptor? When every industry meeting over the last few weeks has started with ‘Why did you do it?!’. Last month we announced that deposit-free living is now our norm. We no longer take a security deposit from residents who pass referencing…

 

Countrywide Residential Investments

It’s exciting times here in the office. Having signed a forward purchase agreement on 324 flats in Liverpool and 164 in Manchester two years ago, we are now at the point where these will be handed over for launch in the next few months. The Fund already has four smaller…

 

Why we should back long-term tenancies

The nature of our lives has fundamentally changed in just a few generations. Gone are the days of a job for life, a young family by your mid-20s and a semi-detached to boot. Our existence is more frenetic than ever before: where our grandparents might have had two jobs during…