New RICS draft advice says viability tests should help councils prepare plans

Viability assessments should be used to inform local plans and help councils achieve their policy ambitions while "marginal unviability" should not be used to "reduce plan requirements", according to newly-published draft guidance for surveyors.

by Mark Wilding
Development: RICS guidance on viability states surveyors should help councils achieve policy goals. Image: Flickr / rjp
Development: RICS guidance on viability states surveyors should help councils achieve policy goals. Image: Flickr / rjp

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