The ten councils who make up Greater Manchester are in the process of preparing a new Spatial Framework to guide development in the region until 2035. The plan will identify both the amount of employment space and the number of new homes that will be needed over the next 20 years. The most controversial part […]
A crucial role for councils is to identify enough land to deliver the number of new homes they need. That is done as part of the Local Plan process. This post explains exactly how councils choose which sites should be developed.
As the General Election approaches, the Labour Party have published their manifesto setting out what they would do if they are in power by the end of June. This post considers the five over-arching themes for the housing market and development industry that the manifesto sets out.
18 May saw the launch of the Conservative Party’s manifesto for the upcoming General Election. The housing crisis and housing supply feature prominently in its 88 pages. This post identifies the five central themes of Conservative policy for the housing market and development industry, and what that might mean for you.