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Budget 2017: HCA to get new planning powers in expanded role

Budget 2017: HCA to get new planning powers in expanded role

The government's housing and regeneration quango is to get new planning and compulsory purchase powers as part of an expanded role for the body, the chancellor announced in today's Budget.

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Neighbourhood plan published for east London estate earmarked for 3,000-home regeneration

Neighbourhood plan published for east London estate earmarked for 3,000-home regeneration

A draft neighbourhood plan for a housing estate close to the London 2012 Olympic Park earmarked for major regeneration contains proposals to enforce a ballot of residents before the demolition of homes on the estate is approved.

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Is there a real threat to development in London from Momentum-backed candidates, by Jamie Carpenter

Senior London Conservatives have warned that the deselection of Labour councillors and their replacement with candidates backed by pro-Jeremy Corbyn group Momentum could impact major regeneration schemes in the capital.

The need for a new contract between planners and communities, by Richard Garlick

This week Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn followed the lead of London mayor Sadiq Khan in promising to make changes to restore local communities' trust in regeneration projects.

Holding onto sense of place in east London, by Ibrahim Michael Maiga

The many luxury flats being developed in prominent locations in Hackney, east London, give a strong sense that demographic change is accelerating.

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