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ARCH Bulletin

Issue 79: 16 March 2018

This week's Bulletin includes news of the UK Government's Planning Policy overhaul, insights into the Chancellor's recent Spring Statement and we look at the case for boosting the supply of affordable homes in the context of the Housing Green Paper.


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Government launch overhaul of Planning Policy

The Government have announced a major overhaul of the National Planning Policy Framework including reforms to developer contributions to affordable housing & infrastructure.

Chancellors Spring Statement

Chancellor Phillip Hammond gave his Spring Statement on 13 March 2018. In line with the new practice of announcing major changes to tax and spending plans in an Autumn Budget, the statement provided a

Housing Green Paper must boost supply of affordable rented homes

A new briefing paper by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation supports the case ARCH has put forward for more social rented housing.

ARCH New Build Network meeting 16 April 2018

The next meeting of the ARCH New Build Network will take place on Monday 16 April 2018 in London.

Benefit to Society event

100 people attended the launch of ‘Benefit to Society’ at The House of Commons on 28 February. Tenan