100,000 homes on hold due to 'nitrate neutrality' advice, housebuilders claim

A survey by housebuilders has estimated that plans for 100,000 new homes are on hold as a result of advice from government agency Natural England that seeks to mitigate water pollution from new developments.

by Chris Caulfield
Builders taking measurement in unfinished building - stock photo
Home Builders' Federation said 100,000 homes have been delayed following government agency Natural England’s nitrate neutrality advice (Picture: Getty)

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