Commons committee warns that PD rights and First Homes threaten social housing provision

The government's First Homes proposals for discounted homes for first-time buyers and its continued expansion of permitted development (PD) rights both threaten the provision of social housing, according to a new report by the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee.

by Gavin McEwan
Clive Betts, chair of the Commons housing, communities and local government select committee. Pic: www.parliament.uk
Clive Betts, chair of the Commons housing, communities and local government select committee. Pic: www.parliament.uk

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