The implications of the new NPPF
The UK’s housing crisis is one of the most pressing challenges facing the Government, with far-reaching implications for the quality of life of future generations and the long-term sustainability of the economy.
The revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) has a set of well-intentioned aims which may succeed at empowering Local Planning Authorities (LPAs) to increase their housing delivery. But this is not without risk. Toby Huntingford, Principal Planner, reviews the key changes to housing targets and land supply and what this means for applicants and Local Authorities in England.