2019 Planning Barometer

This makes interesting reading for those involved in housing delivery.

Conducted by market and social research arm of Newgate Communications - polls planning committee members across England on a range of housing-related concerns.

  • 62% of councillors believe the UK’s housing crisis is getting worse.
  • 40% said that they had voted against the recommendation between 3-5 times in the past 12 months.
  • Strength of community opposition to new homes is also seen as a growing challenge to delivery. Last year, this was considered an issue by just 18% of councillors; this year that has increased to 41%.

Read the full article here.

Source; May 2019 Newgate Communications.