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Sir Oliver Letwin’s housing review was set up to look into the gap between housing completions and the amount of land which has received permission for housing.
In the recent appeal of Oaklands College and Taylor Wimpey Homes against a refusal by St Alban's City and District Council (reference APP/B1930/W/15/3051164)...
Earlier today the Chancellor of the Exchequer revealed the Government's Autumn Budget. The
Consultation is underway on draft regulations which seek to create an exemption to a local planning authority's need to obtain the applicant's written agreement to a pre-commencement condition.
With the Government keen to encourage a more mixed approach to housebuilding, developers should be looking to capitalise on the duty of local planning authorities to grant permissions for plots to meet the demand for self and custom builds.
Developers should take heed of the recent appeal to the Planning Inspector (reference APP/M0933/L/17/1200112) where the appellant was handed a surcharge for his failure to submit a commencement notice.
On 25 October, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) issued a consultation on the 4th edition of the RICS Code of Practice: Service charges in commercial property.
In an article for Lexis PSL Elaine Allen, legal director at Blake Morgan, examines issues currently facing the British housing sector, what the government is doing to combat the housing crisis and how effective the proposed solutions could be.
Our expert looks at the case of Trail Riders Fellowship v Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and other cases that involving the application of the exceptions.