HS Property Group co-founder, Guy Horne, believes that the key to alleviating the housing crisis across Greater Manchester is to utilise vacant properties, transforming them into suitable living accommodation.
Guy shared his thoughts on the topic with Northern Housing magazine, claiming that better use of empty homes can lead to quicker action where it is most needed.
He said: “There is an array of benefits to renovating current housing stock. Typically, it is a simpler task than building from the ground up, so results can be achieved quicker. Assuming that a home is structurally suitable, these projects can bring houses up to an adequate standard in a matter of weeks. This speed of delivery can be vital, especially at times when finding homes for the most vulnerable in our society is imperative – before winter, for example.”
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