S106 Affordable Housing
Welcome to S106 Affordable Housing
10 year track record in providing viability assessments
S106 Affordable Housing is a specialist development viability and affordable housing consultancy. We advise clients in all aspects of development viability, s106 negotiation, delivering affordable housing and procuring offers from Registered Providers. We also bring forward new affordable housing development opportunities for Registered Provider clients.
We are viability specialists and have a track record of providing viability assessment for planning applications, to facilitate the negotiation of s106 terms and for appeal evidence. We have provided assessments over an 10 year period with a proven track record working on schemes from Cornwall to North Yorkshire ranging from single unit garden development through to large multi-phase residential and mixed use developments.
An 10 year track record of success
A specialist practice who understand the affordable housing sector
Experience of negotiating with councils, the District Valuer and private practices
Initial outline appraisals at risk with no up front fees
What we do
We are specialists in affordable housing viability assessment with an 10 year track record of reducing and on many occasions removing affordable housing obligations altogether. We provide viability reports to support planning applications, challenge existing unviable s106 requirements, negotiate s106 terms with LA’s and we have represented clients at appeals with successful outcomes in Bournemouth, New Forest, South Downs National Park, Wokingham and Islington councils.
A viability assessment is not just about affordable housing on market sites, a viability report can also be used for a range of other development issues such as justifying a minimum site density, enabling development to fund the retention of existing building or making the case a particular tenure mix on a development.
Initial outline assessments can be provided at no cost so you have the peace of mind that we can help before you formally instruct us to proceed.
News & Blog
We have been pleased to support Raven Housing Association with a viability assessment to support a housing mix proposal to deliver an all affordable housing schemes in the National Park area providing 32 new homes.
We have been pleased to advise a Community Land Trust in Dorset on development viability to help enable a scheme providing 80% affordable housing for local people to come forward.
We provided viability appeal evidence for a scheme of 14 apartments in central Bournemouth helping the applicant to achieve a consent with a zero affordable housing s106 allowing the site to come forward.
We have acted for a small developer on a site for four houses in a high value area of Surrey reducing the s106 contributions by 70% and removing the need for a late stage review in the s106 agreement.
We have recently acted for a developer client negotiating with the DVS and have agreed a zero affordable housing s106 agreement for an appeal scheme in Dorset.
We have recently acted on a development of 12no apartments in Rugby. We provided a viability assessment which was reviewed by the council's consultant and they agreed with our conclusion that the site was unable to viably provide any affordable housing. The scheme is...
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S106 Affordable Housing (Hampshire) Ltd, Director General's House, 15 Rockstone Place, Southampton, SO15 2EP