making sense of place economics

Homes, communities & society

Creating distinctive places for people


GENECON is retained nationally by Homes England and by LEPs and local authorities to advise on place economics, housing growth, renewal and sustainable communities.

We have consistently advocated the role of housing in local economic development and the importance of local distinctiveness.

Our national advisory role with Homes England has focused on supporting accelerated delivery, including through its acquisition programme and major projects, such as Northstowe New Town in Cambridgeshire.

GENECON has played a lead role in advising on Housing Infrastructure Fund bids including bid support for Local Authorities and bid appraisal for MHCLG.

Our lead role in devising high level plans such as the Leeds City Region Housing & Regeneration Strategy has set the framework for investment choice and impact assessment while our work on housing delivery progress in the Coast to Capital and South East LEP areas has been influential in determining strategic priorities.