Government's housing test is 'toothless,' consultancy claims

By Heather Jameson | 28 April 2021

Government measures to push councils into meeting their housing targets are ‘toothless’, a development consultancy has claimed.

The Housing Delivery Test (HDT), introduced has part of Government attempts to hit a target of 300,000 new homes a year, vowed to penalise local authorities that failed to reach their targets.

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