Nick Boles announces cash incentive for communities that accept new housing

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Published by Max Salsbury for 24dash.com in Housing and also in Central Government, Communities, Development, Local Government

Communities that accept the building of new homes in their areas will be rewarded will cash, the planning minister, Nick Boles, has announced. Neighbourhoods that create housing development plans and get the backing of local people in a referendum will be given 25% of the revenues from the Community Infrastructure Levy that arises from the development they choose to accept. The cash incentive will be paid directly to parish and town councils who will be free to spend it on community projects. The G...

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