Evidence following from joint research, found that some 90% of local authorities believe the government’s housing targets will be impossible to meet due to a lack of planning resources.
The joint report, from the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) and the Local Government Information Unit (LGiU), was the first of its kind to gather information from the experience of both local authorities and SME house builders from across the UK.
The Property Ombudsman (TPO) have recently stated some concerns regarding four of the recent cases they have looked into. The issues are concerning the standards that are required of firms when using third-parties to help accumulate search reports.
The reason the announcement was made was to ensure that subscriber firms know that the search Code requirements apply to the use of third-parties.
A 550 home development at Ingleby Barwick has been allowed outline proposals after the government reconsidered the appeal decision.
The leader of Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council (Bob Cook), has badly responded to Greg Clark’s choice to give consent an appeal over outline proposals by the developer Tiviot Way Investments Ltd. this is for 550 new dwelling on an area of land located at Ingleby Barwick.