The challenges raised by the impending introduction of First Homes

Revised planning policies requiring a new form of affordable housing come into force at the end of this month. Local authority groups are worried that the new First Homes transitional arrangements could cause plan-making and decision-making delays, while some developer bodies suggest that applicants will seek to get their proposals determined before the requirement kicks in.

by Ben Kochan
New homes (Pic: Getty)
New homes (Pic: Getty)

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