Friday, 7 July 2017

A Third Of Homes With Planning Permission Yet To Be Built

Nearly one in three homes green-lit to be built in England during the past five years have not been completed, Shelter has found. More than 320,000 homes have not been built despite having been granted residential planning permission, according to analysis by the housing charity, which said ordinary working families are bearing the brunt of the issue of "phantom homes".  An estimated 68% of homes with planning permission have been completed over the past five years, Shelter calculated. It said the problem is particularly acute in London, where around one in two homes with permission have not been built. Read more on the AOL website.

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