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Two key failings of the Standard Method for calculating housing need

One of the challenges the government has identified in tackling the housing crisis is the way in which councils determine how many homes they need to build. In an effort to address that, the government is currently consulting on a new “Standard Method” for calculating housing need. This post explains what is proposed, and identifies […]
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Paul Smith to speak at M60 Towns Development Conference

The Managing Director of The Strategic Land Group, Paul Smith, is set to appear as a speaker at the forthcoming M6o Towns Development Conference organised by Place North West. The event will be considering what the future holds for the towns located around the M60 motorway in Greater Manchester. That questions is particularly poignant this year given the […]
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