The Leasehold and Freehold Bill is scheduled to have its report stage and third reading on 27 February 2024. This briefing provides an overview of the progress of the Bill through the House of Commons prior to report stage.
Relevant Library publications:
- What is affordable housing?
- Rural housing: A reading list
- Second homes and holiday-lets in rural communities (prepared for a debate on 6 January 2022)
- Can access to housing be restricted to local people?
- Calculating housing need in the planning system (England)
- Planning for the Future: planning policy changes in England in 2020 and future reforms
- The growth in short-term lettings (England)
- Local authority data: housing supply – for the latest data on the supply of new affordable homes by local authority (interactive)
- Constituency data: house prices – for constituency data on trends in house prices, and how they compare with local earnings (interactive)
- House prices in tourist hotspots increasingly out of reach for young and low paid, Office for National Statistics, September 2021
Local authority documents
- Cornwall Council’s Local Plan up to 2030
- Types of affordable housing – Cornwall Council
- There are eight district authorities in Devon – details of their local plans can be found on their websites. Some have developed, or are developing, joint local plans: East Devon District Council; Exeter City Council; Mid Devon District Council; North Devon District Council and Torridge District Council joint plan; South West Devon and Plymouth joint plan; Teignbridge District Council.
There will be a Westminster Hall debate on fiscal support for tourism and hospitality in coastal areas on Thursday 22 February at 1:30pm
Data on house prices, mortgage approvals and house-building.