CofE report calls for free pre-application advice for churches seeking to use surplus land for affordable homes

Local councils should provide free pre-planning application advice to churches looking to bring forward surplus land for housing developments, a report by a Church of England advisory body has recommended, as the church announced a new commission to explore a "Christian perspective" on housing policy.

by Michael Donnelly
Churches: report calls for council help to bring forward land for development (pic: Mark Stevenson via Flickr)
Churches: report calls for council help to bring forward land for development (pic: Mark Stevenson via Flickr)

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