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Planning Delivery Fund open for bids 07/12/2017 Labelled as Development, Consultation, Finance

Housing and Planning Minister Alok Sharma has announced that the Planning Delivery Fund is now open for bids to support ambitious local authorities and third sector organisations in areas of high housing need to plan for new homes and infrastructure.

 

The government is Initially opening up £11 million of the £25million fund and councils will be able to apply to help gain the skills or capacity they need to deliver high quality housing growth at scale, pace and implement wider planning reforms. The fund is aimed at encouraging more innovation in the design quality of new housing developments, as well as provide design advice and support to local authorities.

 

The first part of Planning Delivery Fund allocation of £11 million will be open to bids for the financial years 2017-18 to 2018-19. Click here for information on the Planning Delivery Fund prospectus and how councils can submit bids for the first tranche of resources available.

 

Others measures announced along with the £25 million Planning Delivery Fund include:

 

  • a further £3 million funding to support the delivery of the 14 garden villages that are part of the government's existing programme

 

  • publishing of a consultation paper on plans to allow the creation of locally led New Town Development Corporations, and help speed up the delivery of new garden towns.

 

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