Sharp rise in councillors citing community opposition as key threat to housing delivery

The number of planning committee members citing community opposition as one of the biggest challenges to housing delivery has risen by 23 per cent over the past year, according to a poll of local councillors across England.

by Mark Wilding
Rising numbers of councillors believe build out rates are impeding housing delivery. Image: Flickr / James Hirlehey
Rising numbers of councillors believe build out rates are impeding housing delivery. Image: Flickr / James Hirlehey

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