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August 2, 2022

Merton Affordable Housing Policy

When Merton's replacement local plan is adopted and new Affordable Housing Policy introduced, will your housing development still be viable?

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Merton Affordable Housing Policy
July 25, 2022

Biodiversity Net Gain

From Winter 2023, all UK developments will have to prove that there is a measurable increase in the biodiversity that there is on site.

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Biodiversity Net Gain
July 15, 2022

Reading Affordable Housing Policy

Adopted Local Plan in Reading introduces a new Affordable Housing Policy for developers to adhere to over the next two decades. Can your development still be viable?

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Reading Affordable Housing Policy
July 13, 2022

Levelling Up Bill... Suspended?

Recent Government resignations have led to the Levelling Up Bill being suspended - the chaos has led it to a future of uncertainty.

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Levelling Up Bill... Suspended?
July 11, 2022

Hackney Affordable Housing Policy

Hackney Affordable Housing Policy adopting different expectations from developers based on location. Can developments still be viable with a 50% affordable housing requirement?

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Hackney Affordable Housing Policy
July 7, 2022

Southwark Affordable Housing Policy

Newly introduced Affordable Housing policy in Southwark set to affect viability of proposed housing developments.

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Southwark Affordable Housing Policy
May 11, 2022

IL Watch: Infrastructure Levy details in Levelling Up & Regeneration Bill 2022

Today (11 May 2022) the government introduced the Levelling Up & Regeneration Bill 2022 to Parliament. This post focuses on the first proper details of the much-trailed Infrastructure Levy, initially proposed to replace Section 106 affordable housing and planning obligations in the Planning for the Future White Paper (now shelved).

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IL Watch: Infrastructure Levy details in Levelling Up & Regeneration Bill 2022
April 19, 2022

Proposals to 'scrap s106 developer contributions' and new flat-rate ‘Consolidated Infrastructure Levy’

S106M comment on reports suggesting the government's proposals to scrap section 106 developer contributions, affordable housing policies and CIL and replace them with a 'Consolidated Infrastructure Levy' will be included the Queen's Speech and come forward for consultation shortly. We outline the potential challenges and propose a constructive solution.

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Proposals to 'scrap s106 developer contributions' and new flat-rate ‘Consolidated Infrastructure Levy’