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New PPG3 'avoids setting minimum housing densities'

Supporters of higher urban housing densities fear that new government planning guidance will duck the issue of minimums when it is published next month. It is understood that the new ppg3 will express the desire for higher densities without recommending explicit numbers. This could set back hopes of brownfield sites reaching their full housing potential, especially in cities. London, for example, requires 630,000 extra homes by 2016 to meet the national target of 4.4 million. London's ...

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