Understanding development appraisal

This publication is designed to guide development staff through the methods used to assess whether development projects are financially viable.

8 December 2015

This publication:

  • will help staff understand the relevant mathematical principles
  • will help those undertaking appraisals to carry them out more quickly and with less fear of the numbers
  • is aimed both at those with previous experience of this kind of appraisal, as well as those new to it.

Look inside


  • Author: Paul Flowers, M3 Housing
  • Number of pages: 156
  • ISBN: 9780862975869
  • Publisher, year: National Housing Federation, 2015

About the author

Paul Flowers heads up the housing development software division of M3, a company that provides expertise in social housing, surveying and software design. He has extensive experience of appraisal modeling, system implementation and training, managing software projects, and consultancy.

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