How the government might change its method of assessing housing need

With the government announcing plans to "rebalance" its proposed new housing need formula to boost supply in urban areas, the North and the Midlands, practitioners suggest that consideration of economic growth factors or changes to the way affordability is measured may be on the cards.

by Adam Branson
Image: Hugh Venables / geograph (CC BY-SA 2.0)
Image: Hugh Venables / geograph (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Sign in to continue

Sign in

Trouble signing in?

Reset password: Click here


Call: 020 8267 8121

Take a 30-day trial

  • Join Planning now and pay nothing for your first 30-days.



Prices from £395 /pa*

  • Full access to for 12 months with quarterly print issues
  • Track the latest CIL developments with our live table
  • Easily keep up-to-date with the essential planning news, analysis, and policy amendments by having it delivered directly to you with the Planning Daily bulletin

Choose a Package

*For bespoke corporate packages please email or call us on 01452 835820.