March 13, 2017

Community Infrastructure Levy: Why its time is up

The Government’s longly awaited Housing White Paper was disappointing on a number of levels. The majority of the industry considers it to have failed to come up with many credible new initiatives which are genuinely capable of delivering a quantum shift in the number of houses being delivered in this country.

One of the greatest disappointments is the Government’s failure to immediately endorse the recommendations of the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Review Group (CIL Review Group) which had issued their report to Government in October 2016. Instead, the Government preferred to kick it into the long grass and respond to the recommendations as part of the Autumn Budget statement.

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