- By Shared ownership

A new charter will give us what’s needed to help grow the shared ownership market

The housing shortage is at the forefront of public consciousness. Rising rents and capital values, within the context of fairly static wage growth, have left a huge cross-section of society with limited opportunities to own their own homes. With the affordability of housing for those even on above-average incomes now a national crisis, the recent shift in policy focus away from traditional ownership, has been broadly welcomed by the sector. {...}

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- By Housing

Our comment on the Autumn Statement

The new £1.4 billion fund to support affordable housing options is positive news and the flexibility should further incentivise housebuilders and housing associations to boost the number of units across different tenure types. It’s encouraging to see the Government recognising that affordable tenures need to play a key role in alleviating the UK’s housing crisis. {...}

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- By Life at Aster

Why is having an apprentice training programme important?

Bright and talented young people are vital to the long-term success and sustainability of Aster Group. This is why we are so committed to apprentice training within our business. As a forward thinking and innovative business, our vision is for everyone to have a home but it’s not something we are going to achieve overnight. Our apprentices, and our current and future staff, have a huge role to play in helping us achieve this goal. {...}

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