co-ordination and direction on strategic matters relating to the
housing and employment development needs of the region.
the forum for facilitating strategic conversations between the
local authorities around the supply of the right land, in the right
places, to deliver the homes and jobs the population and the
economy needs to grow in a sustainable way.
commission a ‘spatial expression’ of land supply and
use, and develop a collective understanding of the key housing and
employment development needs of the region.
and implement a strategy for accelerating housing growth and
employment across the region.
alignment between WMCA-led strategies and programmes eg. transport,
One Public Estate and the West Midlands Growth Company.
recommend bids for government funding to the WMCA Board.
collaborate with those external organisations that also have
responsibility for housing delivery and policy.
of the WMCA, to lead dialogue with the Government on the West
Midlands housing devolution/housing deal agenda, and as part of
devolution negotiations with Government, to lead on developing
propositions and asks that relate to housing delivery.
commission and publish research on housing and employment land to
inform decisions made by the WMCA Board.