Housing and Regeneration
Enfield is tackling the national housing crisis with a bold programme of action – we are currently consulting on our Good Growth Housing Strategy and our Homelessness Prevention Strategy find out more here:
The Housing and Regeneration Division is responsible for setting the strategy and intervening in the whole housing market and system in Enfield to create better outcomes for residents. This means being ambitious in our approach and working collaboratively with staff, residents and our partners to create better solutions. We are looking for inspired, committed individuals that want to make a positive difference and who will seize the opportunities to learn and try new things.
With the second highest numbers of residents in Temporary Accommodation in London we are working on a radical new Homelessness prevention model which will work more intensively upstream to intervene and support residents and private landlords much earlier on. We want to eradicate the use of Temporary Accommodation in its current form.
We are taking direct responsibility for increasing housing supply with funded plans to deliver 3,500 new council owned homes over the next 10 years. With many more that we will enable through Registered Providers and Developers along with the ambitious programme to create a new town in London of up to 13,000 homes on Meridian Water. With our GLA capacity building funding we are investing in our in-house development and regeneration expertise – bringing in talent from the private sector, growing our existing workforce and providing apprenticeship opportunities for residents.
We are also building on our successful estate regeneration programme bringing forward more schemes in 2019 which will include Build to Rent. To ensure our places are stewarded effectively in the long term with good management standards we are developing our approach to Place Keeping which will see the Council take on more responsibility for delivery.
We are transforming our Council Housing service into a high quality service fit to deliver mixed tenure and mixed income communities of the future. With a new Asset Management Strategy, the insourcing of the repairs and maintenance service, the development of our property MOT service and the development of our housing management model we intend to ensure our Council Housing is well invested in and represents an important solution for residents. Building Safety is a major concern and we are working to become the safest borough in London.
|Housing and Regeneration Structure Chart
|Housing Renewal Schemes
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