"The Housing Delivery Test has altered the methodology for calculating five-year land supply, but local authorities are still falling short"
Planning and development
"Although more than half of local authorities in England have adopted a post-NPPF plan, increasing numbers of plans are due a review"
"Although the number of consents granted in England is falling, the distribution of consents is aligning more closely with where housing is most needed"
"There is no single factor governing the rate of delivery of a site. Considerations include site size, market strength and pricing"
"Tasked with demonstrating a five-year land supply, having an up-to-date local plan and meeting the Housing Delivery Test, local authorities continue to struggle to meet requirements"
"Regional land markets remain robust despite uncertainty but there is less appetite for risk"
"With above-average growth forecasts for homes and a new wave of city centre regeneration schemes, the signs are encouraging for Newcastle"
"A range of uses are required to support a vibrant city centre"
"Greenfield and urban development land values flatten in the UK during the final quarter of 2018"
"A step change is required to meet Government's growth ambitions"