Saturday, 21 January 2017

'CPO plan could deliver 420,000 new homes'

The government could support 420,000 new offsite manufactured homes for market rent or shared ownership in London by investing £3.1bn a year in the compulsory purchasing of land.

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  • Southwark pushes ahead with CPO High Court challenge

    11 October 2016

    Southwark Council will press ahead with a High Court challenge to the government’s blocking of its plan to compulsorily purchase homes on the Aylesbury Estate.

  • 'Use it or lose it' CPO policy called in

    4 October 2016

    A ground-breaking council policy to seize undeveloped land from developers could be redrafted following concerns from opposition councillors.

  • Southwark Council to challenge CPO decision

    21 September 2016

    Southwark Council will seek a judicial review to challenge the government’s decision to stop the council from forcing leaseholders to move out of the Aylesbury Estate.

  • Council approves CPO plan for undeveloped land

    20 September 2016

    Birmingham City Council plans to use compulsory purchase orders (CPOs) to seize undeveloped land from developers in an innovative bid to free up sites for new housing.

  • London authorities set for greater CPO powers

    8 September 2016

    The Greater London Authority (GLA) and Transport for London (TfL) could be given the power to create joint compulsory purchase orders to increase housing development on public sector land, according to proposed legislation.

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