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The Homes and Communities Agency has appointed four new board members, including Richard Blakeway, former housing adviser to Downing Street.
Controversial plans to turn the Old War Office on Whitehall into a luxury hotel have been approved by Westminster City Council.
Grainger has welcomed the government’s Housing White Paper and it’s backing for the private rented sector (PRS), which will form a key element of its strategy to the year 2020.
The government is working up plans to provide public land and money for new modular construction factories in a bid to kick-start the sector.
The government has signalled a move towards higher density development in Britain ahead of the publication of its landmark housing white paper.
Developers that do not build out sites where they have planning permission will have their land seized by local authorities under government plans unveiled in the housing white paper.
The government’s landmark housing white paper, released today, announced reforms for development, planning, and construction policy. Here are the nine key takeaways.
Industry reaction to today’s Housing White Paper, which set out tougher rules for developers and councils in a bid to speed up delivery.
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The housing white paper is finally set to be published on Monday - assuming it is not subject to yet another delay.
The government should exempt estate regeneration schemes in London from any minimum starter homes requirement and reduce community infrastructure levy (CIL) charges for developers undertaking such projects, London First, Terence O’Rourke and Winckworth Sherwood claim in a report this week.