Craig McLaren outlines work the Institute is taking forward that explores what can be done to improve how we plan for housing
There have been a number of comments and debates about planning for housing in the last few months including the RICS Scottish Housing Commission, the RTPI publication Delivering Large Scale Housing: Unlocking Schemes and Sites to Help Meets the UK’s Housing Needs and a recent conference and series of discussions held by Scottish Government. RTPI Scotland is keen to use this debate to ensure planning and planners are seen as key to providing solutions on these issues, especially in the run up to Scottish Parliamentary Election in May 2016. Given this we are working to initiate a discussion that focusses the debate on the important roles that planning can play, as well is the things we need to do this.
We have set out ten propositions to kick start…
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