Kift Consulting Limited (KCL)

Formed in early 2010, KCL has been working with land promoters, landowners, developers, local & county councils and affordable housing providers to deliver their schemes.

We pride ourselves on being specialists in assessing the financial viability of projects which require an affordable housing obligation.

We use planning practice guidance, council policies, planning appeals and industry standard good practice to provide evidence-based financial viability assessments either to support an applicant’s planning applications or to support a council in ensuring their affordable housing planning obligations are achievable and viable.

Core Services

Affordable housing financial viability - submissions and validations

Validate financial viability submissions (in accordance with national guidance) made to local authorities by landowners and developers

Advise private clients on viability strategies and prepare financial viability submissions which meet national guidance and recognise the most recent planning appeal decisions

Securing affordable housing partners for Clients

Identify active affordable housing providers in the area
Market test and secure ‘best offers’
Advise on selection and contractual matters

Development appraisal and financial viability

Prepare development feasibilities including the preparation of drawings and cost
budgets for local authorities
Advise on the best tenure split to maximise viability
Prepare financial viabilities to demonstrate value for money

Other Services

Viability training to staff and members
Interim management placement

Whether you are a Landowner, Developer, Local Authority or Housing Association

KIFT Consulting can simplify affordable housing for you.


Please feel free to get in touch we would be delighted to help.