Council facing most severe housing delivery test sanction calls for reprieve due to pandemic

A Kent local authority that has just been made subject to the most severe housing delivery test sanction has called on the government to temporarily suspend the penalty, arguing that it should not be “punished” for slower housing delivery rates in the wake of the Covid pandemic.

by Michael Donnelly
Canterbury: Council faces presumption in favour of sustainable development (pic: phileole, Flickr CC BY 2.0)
Canterbury: Council faces presumption in favour of sustainable development (pic: phileole, Flickr CC BY 2.0)

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