13th October 2015
Councils must deliver local plans for new homes by 2017
Councils must produce local plans for new homes in their area by 2017 – or the government will ensure, in consultation with local people, those plans are produced for them.
This was the announcement from the Prime Minister earlier this week, revealing details of a landmark Housing and Planning Bill which is designed to deliver the government ambition of one million new homes by 2020.
Councils must produce local plans for new homes by 2017 – or government will ensure plans are produced for them.
Within the announcement, the Government confirms measures to deliver 200,000 Starter Homes, offer 1.3 million tenants the Right to Buy and cut red tape to boost home building.
You can read more about this at https://www.gov.uk/government/news/prime-minister-councils-must-deliver-local-plans-for-new-homes-by-2017