24th November 2016
Our latest research on Midlands housing land supply shows that 73 per cent of West Midlands authorities and 65 per cent of East Midlands authorities claim a five year housing land supply.
The situation has only marginally improved since our last research in February. Then, nearly 35 per cent of East and West Midlands authorities did not have a five-year housing land supply. Now 30 per cent, or 21 of the 70 Midlands authorities, do not. Three have less than two y
However, local planning authorities do not always report the most up-to-date figures – of those that do have a five-year housing supply, some have not published new figures since our last update. Many also do not have up-to-date Strategic Housing Market Assessments that are compliant with the National Planning Policy Framework, or an adopted up-to-date Local Plan.ears’ supply.
Download our research with the stated housing land supply positions for all authorities in the East and West Midlands. The study is the second of twice-yearly updates on Midlands housing land supply positions. Our February report can be viewed here.
For more information, or for help identifying potential opportunities, please contact Janet Rowley, Senior Planner, on 0121 456 7444 or firstname.lastname@example.org.