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Back to Basics: Housing Need and Delivery

  Author: Charlotte Dyer, Of Counsel, Planning, Real Estate, London From 25 January 2019 (although see here for our commentary on the ambiguity surrounding the actual date), local planning authorities must use the new standard methodology for assessing housing need set … Continue reading

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Deadline for examination of plans under the old NPPF – 24 or 25 January 2019?

Author: Charlotte Dyer, Of Counsel, Planning, Real Estate, Herbert Smith Freehills This Thursday is 24 January 2019, a hotly anticipated date in the planning world because this is the date referred to in the revised National Planning Policy Framework (“NPPF”) … Continue reading

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Closing the “viability loophole”? A return for the developer must be taken into account when setting local plans

Authors: Matthew White, Partner and Head of UK Planning; Catherine Howard, Partner; and Lucy Morton, Professional Support Lawyer, Planning, London The Government is recommending that viability is assessed in detail by the local authority at the stage of setting its … Continue reading

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