The housing and planning minister talks exclusively to Planning about Starter Homes, the proposed 2017 deadline for local plans, capturing more land value for local communities and more.1 comment
Mipim, the annual international property conference that took place last week in the south of France, has an unparalleled reputation for bringing investors together with public bodies with available sites.
Former footballer Rio Ferdinand's regeneration charity has signed a deal to work with Central Bedfordshire Council to use an innovative funding mechanism to bring forward more than 1,000 homes in a mixed-use scheme on the edge of Houghton Regis.
London boroughs need to protect valuable industrial premises from the threat of conversion posed by the broadening of permitted development rights, the mayor's planning chief said last week.
Housebuilders delivering large-scale regeneration schemes in London should be required by the government to ensure that at least a third of the homes provided are affordable, according to one of the biggest firms in the industry.2 comments
New supplementary planning guidance intended to help central London boroughs fend off unwelcome conversions of offices to homes has been published by the capital's mayor, days after the government announced the end of the exemption from office-to-residential development rights that the capital's centre currently enjoys.1 comment