House building challenges for councils in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2015

This statistic shows the biggest challenges to more housing completions, as perceived by property planning councils in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2015. According to 55 percent of respondents the lack of resources poses the biggest challenge in their area.

Main house building challenges for councils on the United Kingdom (UK) property market as of 2015

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Release date

October 2015


United Kingdom

Survey time period

June and July 2014

Number of respondents

252 respondents

Special properties


Supplementary notes

* National survey of Local Planning Authorities (LPAs), applicants and advisers, including readers of property trade media and members of British Property Federation. Conducted in London, Manchester & Bristol and surrounding areas.
Figures show share of respondents who reported that the answer was a significant challenge.
The source adds the following information: "Planning application data was also sourced from the official local authorities websites."
"It relates to all major planning applications, defined as ten or more dwellings or 0.5 hectare or more of the residential developments, and 1,000sqm/1 hectare of commercial developments."

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