Housing and Planning Act 2016 (Get in on the Act)

The legislation completed its passage through Parliament on 11 May 2016 and received Royal Assent on 12 May 2016.


The Housing and Planning Act 2016 contains provisions on new homes (including starter homes), landlords and property agents, abandoned premises, social housing (including extending the Right to Buy to housing association tenants, sale of local authority assets, ‘pay-to-stay', and secure tenancies), planning, compulsory purchase and public land (duty to dispose).

The legislation completed its passage through Parliament on 11 May 2016 and received Royal Assent on 12 May 2016.

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LGA
Reference code:
5.7