Cutting red tape will help ease housing crisis

Real Estate Specialist Belinda Laurance hit the nail on the head when writing for propertyweek.com, writes property specialist Richard Carr.

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Will cutting red tape help housebuilders?

Like many house builders, developers and construction firms, Richard is awaiting the verdict from the government’s Red Tape Review, which is looking into the barriers developers face in getting planning permissions approved and in good time.

Richard agrees with Belinda’s statement within her column where she states: “effective reforms are essential in facilitating the efficient and timely delivery of housing developments.”

Richard Carr hopes to see a relaxation in some of the taxes that developers are currently faced with, he believes the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) is outdated and should either be replaced or scrapped.

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