We have a vision for safe, decent and affordable housing – homes to fit the needs and aspirations of current and future citizens.

We will help support the delivery of new homes, revitalise our town centres, and get people connected through better road, rail and tram networks.

And we'll make the most of what our unique area already has going for it: like the vibrant city centre, our busy international airport, and the outstanding surrounding countryside.

Better Homes, Better Neighbourhoods, Better Health

Better Homes, Better Neighbourhoods, Better Health is a collaboration between Greater Manchester Combined Authority, Greater Manchester Housing Providers and Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership. This new tripartite agreement will help many more people to live in good health by providing good quality homes that meet their needs.

Greater Manchester Housing Strategy

The Greater Manchester Housing Strategy identifies safe, decent and affordable housing as a priority so that homes fit the needs and aspirations of current and future citizens.

The strategy was approved by the GMCA on Friday 28 June 2019.

Greater Manchester Housing Vision

A Greater Manchester Vision for Housing has been developed setting out our ambitions to tackle the housing crisis in Greater Manchester.

Greater Manchester Spatial Framework

Greater Manchester's Plan for Homes, Jobs and the Environment (the spatial framework) is a plan prepared on behalf of the city-region's 10 local authorities. The plan looks ahead over the period of 2020-2037. 

This plan is about providing the right homes, in the right places, for people across our city-region. It's about creating jobs and improving infrastructure to ensure the future prosperity of Greater Manchester. It is our plan to manage growth so that Greater Manchester is a better place to live, work and visit.

Private renting

Greater Manchester is working to drive up standards in the private rented sector and make a positive difference to the lives of  tenants and landlords.

Building homes

We know that Greater Manchester needs more, good quality homes. We’re working hard to identify suitable land and attract developers and investors to build the homes we need.

Strategic infrastructure

A city-region needs excellent infrastructure to make it an attractive place to live, work and invest in.

Revitalising town centres

Our town centres are at the heart of our communities. But they are facing serious challenges.

Shaping national housing policy

Playing our part in shaping national housing policy.

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