May 2016

GOVERNMENT WINS’ APPEAL OVER AFFORDABLE HOUSING AND SMALL SITES POLICY

14 May Government wins’ appeal over affordable housing and small sites policy

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]In November 2014, housing minster Brandon Lewis announced in a written statement that for developments of 10 homes or fewer, local councils would not be able to impose affordable housing contributions through section 106 agreements. West Berkshire Council and...

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Housing & Planning Bill Gains Royal Assent

13 May Housing & Planning Bill Gains Royal Assent

New measures to help more people buy their own home and get houses built faster became law today (13 May 2016) as the Housing and Planning Act received Royal Assent. The Act sets out a clear determination from the government to keep the country building...

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