Let councils buy big housing sites at ten times existing use value, advises Letwin

BUDGET 2018: Local authorities should have statutory powers to buy large housing sites at prices of around ten times existing use value rather than the 'huge multiples' that currently apply, the government's adviser on increasing the rate at which planning permissions are built out has said in his final report.

by Richard Garlick
Oliver Letwin
Oliver Letwin

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