Four in ten permitted new homes in England not actually built, Shelter research claims

More than 380,000 homes granted planning permission in England between 2011/12 and 2016/17 remained unbuilt two years later, accounting for 40 per cent of all homes consented over the period, according to new research from housing charity Shelter.

by Gavin McEwan
Image: John Baker / geograph (CC BY-SA 2.0)
Image: John Baker / geograph (CC BY-SA 2.0)

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