How councils in the housing delivery test firing line are seeking safety

Seven authorities face the housing delivery test's most severe penalty by the time of the next test results, if their delivery rates do not increase sufficiently. Seeking to adopt local plans, creating their own development companies and securing infrastructure funding are among the ways they are hoping to increase housebuilding, they tell Planning.

by Mark Wilding
New Forest District Council: the authority with the lowest housing delivery rate in England in 2015-18
New Forest District Council: the authority with the lowest housing delivery rate in England in 2015-18

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