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CPCA partners with Share to Buy property portal to promote affordable homes

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority partners with Share to Buy to promote home ownership Affordable homes in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough As part of ongoing work to ensure more people have access to affordable housing across the region, Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority has announced a partnership with first time buyer property portal, Share to Buy, to…

Mayor welcomes bold action on COVID-19 and investment in housing, infrastructure and growth but urges government to retain focus on funding for the regions to deliver on levelling up promise

Responding to yesterday’s budget laid before Parliament, James Palmer, Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, has praised the decisive action taken by the government in tackling COVID-19, as well as funding announced for more affordable housing, upgrading transport and investment in furthering skills and stimulating local growth. The Mayor cautions the government, however, not to lose…

First ever £100K Homes now under construction in key milestone for birth of the scheme

Work is underway to build Cambridgeshire and Peterborough’s first ever £100K Homes. Mayor of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority, James Palmer, who is spearheading the groundbreaking scheme, visited a new housing development in Fordham today (March 3), where the first eight £100K Homes will be completed before the end of 2020. Mayor Palmer met…

Public urged to back trailblazing £100k Homes after website launches

People in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough are being urged to show their support for £100K Homes via a new website for the innovative scheme which makes one-bedroom properties available to buy for £100,000. Driven by James Palmer, Mayor of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority, £100K Homes will offer an affordable step on to the housing…

Major backing given to £100K Homes delivery

Council leaders on the decision-making board of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority have given their backing to accelerate the delivery of £100K Homes across the region. A plan to rollout the scheme, which will seek to make homes available to buy at £100,000, was approved by the Board, chaired by Mayor James Palmer, at…

£100k Homes website goes live

The £100K Homes website is now live, offering information about the scheme and allowing people to register their interest in buying one of the affordable properties in the future. Developed and managed by the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority, the site provides key information about £100K Homes, including a two-minute video animation and a list…

Mayor welcomes Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission report

Mayor James Palmer has welcomed ‘Living with Beauty’, the report of the Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission chaired by the late Sir Roger Scruton and Nicholas Boys Smith. The Mayor said: “I welcome the Building Better, Building Beautiful report. My ambition is to make Cambridgeshire and Peterborough the leading place in the world to live,…

More affordable homes for Huntingdonshire and Cambridge after funding agreed

The Housing and Communities Committee of the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority has approved funding for 81 affordable homes at sites across Huntingdonshire and Cambridgeshire on Monday. Three different sites in Stilton, Ramsey and Alconbury will provide 42, 11 and 17 affordable homes respectively, through a mixture of social rent, affordable rent and shared ownership.…

Affordable Housing funded for South Cambs

An opportunity to create more affordable housing in South Cambridgeshire was approved by the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority Board at their meeting yesterday. The Board agreed to loan £5.78m from the £40m revolving fund for Affordable Housing to Linton Road (Great Abingdon) LLP to deliver the scheme. Currently the planning permission includes 5 affordable…

Combined Authority Board approves spend from quarter million fund for innovative affordable housing schemes

The Combined Authority has today approved funding for a new dedicated team tasked with establishing Community Land Trusts to strengthen communities and deliver affordable housing across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. The board also signed off on spend from a £150,000 pot to deliver the Mayor’s flagship affordable ownership housing scheme ‘£100k Homes’. The cash for a…

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