As a City fringe borough, and a centre for major regeneration, Hackney has the opportunity for significant growth during the coming years. We support businesses and other industries to operate more easily in the borough and invest in our town centres.
We can provide practical help with finding premises, planning, business support and fostering partnerships between key private and public organisations.
The Mayor of Hackney's housing challenge
We're using funding from our homes sold through right-to-buy to work with housing associations and other organisations to deliver genuinely affordable, high-quality homes in Hackney. We're offering grant funding to competent and capable registered providers to build new homes to meet the needs of the Hackney community.
There's currently £16 million of funding for schemes to be delivered between September 2018 and March 2020, with funding available for up to 30% of the total cost of a scheme.
How to apply
Information on the regeneration of Hackney's town centres:
Our borough-wide 2,760-home estate regeneration programme is one of London's largest programmes of building homes for social renting, shared ownership, and private sale. It's now in its fourth year with 201 homes for social renting, 20 for shared ownership/equity, and 42 for private sale built so far; and more than 300 expected to start this year.
- Aikin Court
- Colville Estate
- Frampton Arms
- (Former) Great Eastern building
- Haggerston West and Kingsland Estates
- Holly Street Estate
- King Edwards Road
- Kings Crescent Estate
- Six Estates regeneration
- Nightingale Estate
- St Leonard's Court
- Woodberry Down
As well as major regeneration, we're exploring every option to build new homes - including on underused Council land across the borough.
Our housing supply programme will build around 400 new homes by redeveloping 11 sites - like old Council depots and largely empty garages - with 70% for social rent and shared ownership.
This project is in its early stages, with detailed design work and engagement with residents set to begin later this year, before any of the projects are submitted for planning approval.