Log in | Register
06/09/2019

Appeal: Affordability does not justify 'wholly inadequate’ basement flat

Words:
Bournemouth / iStock: 184595494

An inspector has rejected claims that a ‘very small’ basement flat would ‘provide accommodation to people who could not otherwise afford housing’, saying that the planning system must ‘provide an appropriate standard of housing’.

.....Sign Up or Login to read full article
THE PLANNER is the Official Magazine for the RTPI

Not a member?
60 day free trial of our premium content when you Register Now

Or log in as a subscriber

Go back to The Planner Home Page

Tags

FEATURES

  • What’s happening in Ireland? Here’s a round-up of key projects and events in 2020

  • The Covid-19 crisis is prompting councils to ‘reallocate’ road space to encourage active travel and enable pedestrians to get around safely. Measures are temporary but, asks Simon Wicks, does this herald a new approach to transport planning in towns and cities?

  • Local design guides can add distinctive regional elements to national design guidance and ensure well-designed buildings and places – that reflect community aspirations – become the norm, says Jane Dann

    Well designed houses