Simplified housing need test 'is threat to North's growth prospects'

The introduction of a standardised methodology for assessing housing need risks reducing housing requirements in the North and weakening economic growth prospects in the region, a consultancy has warned.

by Jamie Carpenter
York: existing housing need calculations exceed LPEG-derived figures by 25 per cent in Yorkshire and Humber (picture: Fiona Herd)
York: existing housing need calculations exceed LPEG-derived figures by 25 per cent in Yorkshire and Humber (picture: Fiona Herd)

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