Legal & General commits to net zero carbon across its housing portfolio

Legal & General announces that it is to make all of its new housing stock operational net zero carbon enabled by 2030. This will be implemented in a phased approach across all homes invested in or built by Legal & General Group including: Build to Rent, Build to Sell, later living and affordable housing.

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Legal & General announces that it is to make all of its new housing stock operational net zero carbon enabled by 2030. This will be implemented in a phased approach across all homes invested in or built by Legal & General Group including: Build to Rent, Build to Sell, later living and affordable housing.

Housing is a major contributor to carbon emissions so requires some of the most radical and immediate overhauls of any industry. Legal & General is one of the UK’s largest house-builders by volume, and its housing platform continues to grow.

  • Guild Living and Inspired Villages, Legal & General’s later living businesses, consists of over 1,000 homes in six villages with a pipeline of 18 further sites in development
  • Legal & General’s growing Build to Rent portfolio currently has 5,000 homes across 13 schemes in the UK
  • CALA Group completed over 2,400 new-build homes in 2019
  • Legal & General Affordable Homes has a pipeline of over 3,500 homes
  • Legal & General Modular Homes has ambitions to build its annual housing delivery to 3,000 homes a year in 2024, with work on its eight acre site to in Selby, North Yorkshire, underway.

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