At Levvel, we understand the complexities of the planning system. Our approach is holistic although our work for the public sector has also involved single issues such as viability studies to aid policy setting, testing SHLAA for deliverability and site specific advice.
Our comprehensive portfolio of services delivers innovative and creative solutions for affordable housing and viability, whether used independently, or seamlessly integrated to provide a 'toolkit' to facilitate the component parts of a broader planning solution.
Within this portfolio, our services are collected into three associated themes, covering every aspect of affordable housing policy and planning, from the overall policy environment to the successful delivery of any site containing an element of affordable housing.
Policy and evidence base, including training
Creates the policy environment, knowledge and proof of fact for effective and consistent housing and planning decisions to be taken.
Viability Assessment and Implementation
Provides the core tools to create and deliver successful inclusionary market and affordable housing projects through our unique 'future proofed' viability assessment methodology, the provision of expert witnesses and the drafting of effective S106 agreements.
Site Specific Research and Issue Resolution
Enables pre-application, site specific and delivery issues to be embraced and innovative solutions identified on an individual development basis.
New Housing and Planning Bill has been introduced to Parliament by the government
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Affordable housing: David Cameron's starter homes plan is not the solution
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NATIONAL PLANNING POLICY FRAMEWORK
The Government has published new streamlined planning practice guidance for the National Planning Policy Framework and the planning system. Levvel welcome informal queries from previous, current or potential new clients on the impact that the new guidance will have on their project, be they a local authority, developer or landowner. Please contact us on 01202 639444 to see how we can assist.