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- 300K new homes a year / 100K to be social homes for rent.
- Give the local government the power to determine housing policies with greater flexibility.
- Repeal the 1961 Land Compensation Act.
- Allow mortgages to become inheritable.
- Make it law that a safe green space is built in all new estates, so children have an area to play.
- Implement a Finnish Housing First programme to tackle homelessness.
- Incorporate a Vienna Model style of Social-Housing.
- Tax incentives for small and medium sized house builders to encourage competition.
- Lease-holder reform.
- Cladding replacement initiative.
- Replace the current planning system with a rules based system – along the lines of those in most continental European countries, with a presumption in favour of development.
- End Right-to-Buy / Help-to-Buy.
- Abolish the bedroom tax and introduce positive incentives for people to downsize.
- Prevent ‘land-banking’ from taking place after the local government has granted planning permission for construction by setting an upper limit of a year before construction must begin.
- Allow councils to grant planning permission on land they own and retain the sale value difference.
- Compulsory Purchase: councils will be able to buy land from the government more cheaply than developers.
- Repeal the 1947 Town and Country Planning Act.
- Devolve planning law on greenbelt designations and permitted development rights to local government.
- Continue to prioritise brownfield site development; however, reform the green-belt to allow construction of housing on intensive farmland and other damaged land, while protecting areas of outstanding natural beauty and sites of special scientific interest:
- Release 5% of Green Belt land around London all within 800m of existing railway links, for residential development.
- Insure that all landlords have a mandatory licence:
- Reviewed on an annual basis.