RIBA calls for more support for the custom, self-build and community-led sector

The RIBA has published a detailed analysis in response to the Letwin Review into build out rates, which is due to announce its final findings shortly. The analysis sets out 10 points for action to improve the housing delivery situation in the UK, with recommendations for planning, industry and local and national government. &nsp; The report, Ten Characteristics of Places where People want to Live endorses the findings of the Independent Review of Build Out Rates by Sir Oliver Letwin, and makes detailed reference for better support to bolster the Self-, Custom Build and community-led housing sector. It recognises the need for planning support, and also the provision and delivery of more plots and sites for the sector and small builders in general, recognising the significant potential they have to deliver better homes that reflect people’s needs. The RIBA report will feed into the Future Place project, a partnership with the Local Government AssociationRoyal Town Planning Institute and Chartered Institute of Housing, which will highlight exemplary placemaking practice around the country. Read the whole story here on NaCSBA’s news feed. 

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