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Briefing note: DCN Housing investment brief

Briefing note: Housing investments and recovery This is the latest in our series of briefings on the recovery from Covid-19, the crucial role that districts can play, and our key asks from government. We believe an increase in social ohusing...
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DCN Response – PWLB

DCN Response - Public Works Loan Board DCN responds to HM Treasury consultation on lending terms for the Public Works Loan Board, arguing that the proposed intervention is disproportionate, and reflects an unacceptable restriction by central government on decisions that...
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DISTRICT COUNCILS RESPOND TO GOVERNMENT PLANNING SHAKE-UP

DISTRICT COUNCILS RESPOND TO GOVERNMENT PLANNING SHAKE-UP Responding to the proposed shake-up of planning laws set out by the Housing Secretary, Robert Jenrick, Cllr Mark Crane, District Councils’ Network lead member for stronger economies, said: “Getting the country building desperately-needed...
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DISTRICT COUNCILS RESPOND TO SHELTER REPORT

DISTRICT COUNCILS RESPOND TO SHELTER REPORT Responding to research by Shelter warning of the homelessness fears private renting parents face as a result of the coronavirus, Cllr Tom Beattie, Vice Chair of the District Councils’ Network, said: “As our own...
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HOUSEBUILDING SLOW-DOWN COULD LEAVE COMMUNITIES WITHOUT SAY OVER NEW DEVELOPMENTS, COUNCILS WARN

HOUSEBUILDING SLOW-DOWN COULD LEAVE COMMUNITIES WITHOUT SAY OVER NEW DEVELOPMENTS, COUNCILS WARN A slow-down in house-building due to the coronavirus crisis could see councils unfairly penalised, and communities denied a say in new developments under current planning rules, a new...
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