Planning For Housing is the annual national gathering for key players within the public and private sectors to congregate, debate and discuss their key challenges when it comes to not only planning for housing but also ensuring that planned housing is actually delivered. 

Be at the forefront of changes in the planning for housing landscape, and join your peers in a conference featuring thought-leading debates, practitioner-led workshops and multi-regional case studies, alongside high-profile keynote speakers sharing their insight on topical and complex issues affecting the sector today.

Key speakers at Planning For Housing include:

Steve Quartermain
Chief Planner
Department for Communities and Local Government

Tony Pidgley  CBE
Berkeley Group

Phil Graham
Chief Executive
National Infrastructure Commission

Shifa Mustafa
Executive Director - Place
Croydon Council  

5 Top reasons to attend

  1. Gain invaluable insights into the latest policy changes affecting the planning and housing sectors in interactive discussions, including the Housing White Paper and the proposed changes to the NPPF, with senior officials and key planning experts. DCLG’s Chief Planner Steve Quartermain will take questions on the proposed changes to the NPPF during the lunchtime Q&A

  2. Learn from what other practitioners are doing through replicable case studies and exemplars of best practice to speed up housing delivery, and get back to the office inspired with new ideas from different parts of the country

  3. Explore how local authorities have used alternative housing delivery models, helped bring forward small sites to attract smaller house-builders and worked with the private sector to produce better quality developement with longterm returns

  4. Get a deeper understanding of the challenges facing the housebuilding industry and benefit from expert advice on how to successfully secure sites allocations in local plans, engage with elected members and overcome the viability challenge when it comes to developer contributions

  5. Meet, network and exchange ideas and shared challenges with your peers as well as key practitioners from both the public and private sectors


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