Responding to a housing design audit conducted by UCL for CPRE and the Place Alliance, Cllr David Renard, the Local Government Association’s housing spokesman, said:

“Councils want to work with the Government over the critical need for renewed national leadership on standards for new homes, which would give certainty to councils, developers and communities. These standards should future-proof all new homes, ensuring they are accessible for all ages and all markets, meet the housing needs of our ageing population and are environmentally sustainable.”

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