Councils 'may have to grant permissions for 64% more houses to meet government's 300,000-home target'

The number of houses granted planning permission by English councils may have to rise by up to 64 per cent "immediately" to hit the government's target of delivering 300,000 homes per year by the middle of the decade, a housebuilders' report has concluded.

by Michael Donnelly
New homes: Report calls for sharp rise in consents
New homes: Report calls for sharp rise in consents

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