Fund planners to solve housing crisis - Lords

By Martin Ford | 10 January 2022

Peers have said council planning departments must be better resourced to prevent an ‘emerging crisis’.

A report published today by the House of Lords' Built Environment Committee said this should include higher fees for planning applications, and local authorities retaining more receipts from Right to Buy sales, longer periods to spend them and tighter restrictions on sales.

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