Here you will find items of news. This is not comprehensive as we do not have the capacity to record all aspects of news relating to ‘church in new housing areas’. However, we will post news items that we think are most helpful to local church leaders.

The latest news item is at the top:

Your response to local housing need [Guides and case studies] : 3rd March 2021

New Communities Pioneer Projects : 1st March 2021

Archbishop of Canterbury’s Housing Commission Report launched 21st February 2021

Sowing in concrete: Tales of church taking shape in New Housing Areas – New Lubbesthorpe : 14th May 2020

New Housing Hub regional conferences : 13th February 2020

Sowing in concrete: Tales of church taking shape in New Housing Areas – Wixams: 6th February 2020

Case studies for a CofE Commission on housing: 1st May 2019 

CofE launches commission on housing, church and community: 9th April 2019

New Housing Pioneer ministers hub conference. March 30th 2019

Country Way magazine from Germinate: New Housing article. Feb 2019

Cross Party report 3 million new social homes. Guardian summary. 7th Jan 2019

Ebbsfleet ‘Sunday Active’ church plant Baptist article: 31st Aug 2018

Bishop of Manchester re social housing + homelessness: 17th Aug 2018

Catholic social teaching demands new housing article: 8th March 2018

Government £866m for 200,000 new homes: 1st Feb 2018

Archbishop of Canterbury re church land for affordable housing:  27th Nov 2017 

Network Hub for Pioneer Ministers to meet. 13th October 2017

ANVIL journal re New Housing, after CMS conference July 2017 

‘Faith in Affordable Housing’ information from Housing Justice: 10th Feb 2017

From Houses to Homes report from the Centre for Theology and Community 2016

Bishop of St Albans in House of Lords re Housing insecurity 14th July 2016 

New Housing Bill Royal Assent re Planning Reform. 13th May 2016

Methodist Minister in the news demolishing church for new homes. 11th May 2016

Government announces help re starter homes. 29th March 2016

Bishop of Rochester in the House of Lords on the Housing Bill Tuesday 26th January 2016

Quakers condemn Government for sale of social Housing stock: a press release in May 2015

The Door: an article by Peter Morgan about ministry in new housing areas of the Diocese of Oxford

Bishop of Rochester speaks at the Homes for Britain Rally as chair of Housing Justice
Link added 26.03.15

The General Election and New Housing: New Statesman article comparing the parties
Link added 26.03.15

Community Room website from Rev Rosie Tallowin, community pastor, New Braiswick, Colchester
Link added 26.03.13

Churches Joint Public Issues Team statement re Housing Crisis and Report ‘More Bricks and Mortar’
Oct 10th 2012

London Churches Group, Housing Justice and Z2K Report on London Housing.  
13th June 2011