Housing and Planning Minister Brandon Lewis has announced new measures that will make it easier to turn underused office buildings into new homes.
The draft affordable housing supplementary planning guidance (SPG) published by the Greater London Authority last month contains a new deal to encourage those looking to develop homes specifically for the private rented sector, writes Joey Gardiner.
News that a Warwickshire council has resolved to continue to recommend a £75 per square metre Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) charge for residential development at a prospective garden village, despite a consultancy's report recommending that the site should be zero-rated for CIL, features in the latest CIL Watch update.
Ten of the biggest stories from the past week, including news that a planning inspector has given an Oxfordshire authority a two-year deadline to plan to meet its share of Oxford City's unmet housing need.
The expansion of the special measures regime to penalise town halls that take too long to decide minor schemes could hand many more applicants the option of sending their applications straight to the Planning Inspectorate, an analysis suggests.
The biggest planning stories to make the news over the past year are remembered by John Geoghegan.
Winning a Planning Award can enhance your team's reputation and provide a morale boost to staff, previous winners say.
Planning rules based on European law are likely to take many years to change, a London conference organised by Planning heard yesterday. Here are three key messages to emerge from the event.
We highlight what you could gain from attending this week's Post-Brexit Planning And Economic Development Conference in London.
Policy: High Speed Two: From Crewe to Manchester, the West Midlands to Leeds and beyond.
Policy: Government Response to the Report of the House of Lords Select Committee on the Built Environment.
Sadiq Khan's consultation document for the next London Plan poses challenges to applicants and authorities, says Laura Webster.