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Inquiry: Capacity of the homebuilding industry

Last updated: 27 Jul 2016

Consulting body:
Department for Communties and Local Government committee
Status:
Closed
Period of consultation:
Runs from 5 July 2016 to 12 September 2016
CML action:
Response submitted

The Communities and Local Government committee has launched an inquiry into the capacity of the house-building industry to meet demand for new homes.

Areas to be covered by the inquiry include the role of small and medium-sized developers, the skills, size and sustainability of the workforce, the planning process and development finance.

The committee will also consider innovative ways of overcoming constraints on the industry, such as self-builds, off-site construction and direct commissioning by central Government.