Welcome to the Policy Liaison Group for Housing Market & Housing Delivery

We are an impartial cross-party platform that facilitates robust discussions on policy, aiming to bridge the gap between the commercial sector and governmental entities at various levels, including national, combined authorities, and local government with the aim of reforming planning and boosting housing supply across all tenures.

Latest updates

Roundtable on the Competition and Markets Authority’s Housing Market Study with Dan Turnbull – Senior Director of Markets, Competition and Markets Authority

The meeting exploring the recently published Housing Market Study by the CMA shed light on critical housing sector challenges. From housing supply shortages to affordability concerns and the impact of planning regulations, stakeholders engaged in a comprehensive exploration of pertinent issues. The dialogue, inclusive of perspectives from SMEs, national developers, housing associations, and local authorities, emphasised the need for collaborative solutions to address the multifaceted dynamics of the housing market and delivery mechanisms. The discussion also ventured into the impact of private management of public amenities on housing estates.

Roundtable on Planning Reform – Recent developments and future outlooks with Baroness Taylor

The PLG convened a meeting hosting Baroness Taylor for a roundtable discussion delving into housing and the current state of the planning system, with a particular focus on recent developments under the current Government and changes that could be implemented should the Labour Party form the next Government. Specifically, the meeting explored Labour’s vision for new towns as a driving force for housing delivery and placemaking, as well as provision for affordable housing, a strategic review of the greenbelt, and innovation in the development sector.

Our Mission

We aim to revolutionise the housing landscape by advocating for a dynamic and effective policy environment and planning system. We are committed to boosting housing supply with a diverse range of high-quality homes across all tenures by working to streamline the housing delivery process and promoting accessibility and affordability.

Our Vision

A future where strategic planning unleashes the construction of over 300,000 homes annually, offering everyone the freedom to choose tenure, quality, and affordability.