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Municipal Housing Trust celebrates first birthday with 129 new homes

By on 12/01/2010 in News with 1 Comment

Builders across four sites in Birmingham have geared up to deliver 129 new council homes by March 2011, starting work well ahead of the government's deadline. Working closely with the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) in the West Midlands, Birmingham City Council is the first council in the region out of the starting blocks in delivering […]

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Media Watch – July 2

By on 02/07/2015 in News with 0 Comments

‘I’ll turn this region into an economic powerhouse’ (Birmingham Post) Business Secretary Sajid Javid has said he will offer his full backing to the emerging plans for a combined authority

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New housing development handed over to tenants

By on 30/06/2015 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

A housing development built through the city council’s housing-building arm has been handed over to tenants. Built through the Birmingham Municipal Housing Trust by Jessup’s the £1.7m development will provide 12 properties for affordable rent. This represents another small step by the city council towards closing Birmingham’s housing gap. New tenant Mrs Deeqo Hassan said: […]

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Keeping Birmingham Building – helping close the housing gap

By on 22/06/2015 in Cabinet, Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

Details of where 38 new homes will be built across the city are to go before cabinet, as part of a wider house building programme, to help close Birmingham’s housing gap. The full business case for the construction of the homes for rent is part of the Keep Birmingham Building report which shows the recommended […]

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Media Watch – March 31

By on 31/03/2015 in Media Watch with 0 Comments

Top Birmingham City Council stories Baby shake death ‘not preventable’ (Birmingham Mail and BBC News Online): Report on findings of  Birmingham Children Safeguarding Board’s serious case review into the death of Harli Delves-Reid, who suffered significant brain damage after being shaken by her father Kurt Delves in December 2010. The BCSB report states the death […]

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Newtown development wins prestigious design award

By on 18/03/2015 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

A large scale regeneration project which has helped transform the lives of people living in an inner city area of Birmingham has scooped a prestigious national design award. The Newton redevelopment, which was the first regeneration project on this scale to be delivered by Birmingham Municipal Housing Trust (BMHT), won the Public Sector Award at […]

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City Reach housing development in Lozells nearing completion

By on 24/02/2015 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

A development of 22 new homes in Lozells which will help close Birmingham’s housing gap is nearing completion. The City Reach development, in Lozells Street, is being built in partnership between Birmingham City Council’s Birmingham Municipal Housing Trust (BMHT) and housebuilder Lovell. To mark the development’s fast-approaching completion, Cllr Tahir Ali, the council’s cabinet member […]

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Birmingham council housing to get £58 million boost

By on 09/02/2015 in Cabinet, Deputy Leader, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham City Council is set to approve a £58 million programme of investment into its stock of council properties at Cabinet on Monday 16 February. As part of the ongoing investment, around 6,200 homes are earmarked to get new kitchens and bathrooms, upgraded central heating systems and door, window and roof replacements during 2015/16.  Residents […]

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Innovative house-building scheme takes next step

By on 30/01/2015 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

An innovative house-building scheme has today taken a major step forward as the city council submitted the planning application for its first purpose-built private rented sector residential scheme. Named Embankment, the scheme aims to set a new standard for private rented accommodation and encourage other providers to follow suit. A wholly-owned company has already been […]

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Successes highlighted in cabinet member’s annual report

By on 23/01/2015 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

Helping unemployed young people into work and launching major projects which will shape the future of Birmingham are among the highlights of an annual report given today by Birmingham City Council’s Cabinet Member for Transport, Development and the Economy. Addressing the authority’s Economy and Transport Overview and Scrutiny Committee, Cllr Tahir Ali highlighted the wide […]

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