'Quality homes must be at the forefront of the government's housing plans' - Planning & Building Control Today
- Date: 07/04/2017
It is not enough to simply build more houses; rather there should be a focus on creating quality homes. Kim Vernau, CEO of BLP Insurance explains. After weeks of delay, the government's housing White Paper was met with a mixed reception, with the overall market sentiment being one of disappointment. This White Paper was never going to be the silver bullet to remedy a dysfunctional market overnight. Instead, it sets out a blueprint of the government's plans; a large proportion of which will require further consultation to ensure it has the best chance of success. The main positive lies in the step change in tone from the government, moving from focussing solely on home ownership towards the inclusion of different types of tenure.
Read the full article on page 20/21 of Planning & Building Control Today.