Planning for build-to-rent sites is still slow

New analysis has revealed that 40 per cent of build-to-rent (BtR) sites take at least a year to achieve planning consent, representing a rise of seven per cent from a decade ago. According to new analysis from the British Property Federation (BPF) planning times have become longer because of the application process. Despite this challenge, […]

Record number of local authorities have build-to-rent in housing pipelines

Analysis published by the British Property Federation (BPF) shows the build-to-rent (BTR) sector continues to grow at pace. The total number of homes completed, under construction or in planning is up 13 per cent year-on-year to 237,000, and a record number of local authorities have BTR in their housing pipelines. The analysis, conducted at the […]