DCN responds to social housing green paper

DCN RESPONDS TO SOCIAL HOUSING GREEN PAPER Responding to the Government’s Social Housing Green Paper, Cllr Tom Beattie, Vice Chairman of the District Councils’ Network, said: “As the housing authorities, district councils know how essential social housing is to meet the various needs of our communities and this consultation is a positive step towards improving…

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DCN responds to the Government’s Rough Sleeping Strategy

DCN RESPONDS TO GOVERNMENT’S ROUGH SLEEPING STRATEGY Responding to today’s publication of the Government’s Rough Sleeping Strategy, Cllr Tom Beattie, Vice Chairman of the District Councils’ Network, said: “As the housing authorities, district councils are at the forefront of preventing and tackling rough sleeping. This strategy will help Districts tackle the growing problem of homelessness…

DCN responds to the revised National Planning Policy Framework

DCN RESPONDS TO THE REVISED NATIONAL PLANNING POLICY FRAMEWORK Responding to the Government’s changes to the National Planning Policy Framework, Cllr Gillian Brown, DCN Planning spokesperson, said: “England’s 201 district councils are committed to delivering the housing that this country and our communities desperately need throughout two thirds of the country. “Whilst the revised NPPF…