Planning for affordable housing

Effective engagement with local planning authorities to maximise delivery.

16 May 2013

It has been a year since the introduction of the National Planning Policy Framework marked a real shift of responsibility for planning to Local Planning Authorities (LPA). This has only been the start of a series of on-going planning reforms.

This briefing intends to provide a clearer picture of the current policy landscape in order to show what’s at stake in terms of affordable housing delivery and how it can be maximised through good housing association engagement with LPAs.