What the First Homes consultation means for planners

Some commentators expect that the government's new policy to provide discounted housing for first-time buyers is more likely to be introduced via a fixed quota of units in new developments, rather than as a proportion of section 106 developer contributions. But fears have been raised about its potential squeezing of traditional forms of affordable housing and impact on viability.

by Adam Branson
New homes: consultation published on First Homes initiative
New homes: consultation published on First Homes initiative

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