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RUSS training day: From proposal to Planning

21/Sep/2018

RUSS is running a one-day workshop for community-led groups on the 17 November, the second module in its education programme. ...

Could your grand design be built in a flying factory?

31/Aug/2018

Off-site manufacture or construction is a staple of the Self-build industry, with timber-frame homes typically being built in factories. This ...

Self-builders responsible for one in three of all new detached

14/Aug/2018

Newly released figures from HM Revenue & Customs for ‘VAT refunds for DIY housebuilders’ show that the self-build market was ...

Can you solve the housing crisis and win £50,000!

09/Aug/2018

The Richard Koch BreakThrough Prize is this year offering anyone the chance of winning £50,000 for an essay on creating ...

Teignbridge District Council brings on a range of Custom and

09/Aug/2018

Thanks to its percentage rule for serviced plots, Teignbridge District Council is permissioning a range of opportunities for Custom and Self-builders ...

Community groups should take up learnings from free Right to

02/Aug/2018

The Right to Build Task Force has announced four more Expos for Autumn, offering ...

NaCSBA welcomes Kit Malthouse to the role of Housing and

19/Jul/2018

Kit Malthouse MP has been appointed Housing and Planning Minister, following Dominic ...

Oakwrights brings on nine custom build plots in Herefordshire

27/Jun/2018

Timber-frame manufacturer Oakwrights is bringing nine Custom Build plots to market in ...

RUSS granted planning for training Hub and Self Build housing

09/Jun/2018

Rural Urban Synthesis Society (RUSS) has been awarded planning permission for its community-led housing custom build scheme in ...

Task Force announces work with London Older Lesbian Cohousing

04/Jun/2018

The Right to Build Task Force is advising London Older Lesbian Cohousing (LOLC), the Task Force's first official work with ...