How the programme for government will shape housing

Several strategic changes offer an opportunity for positive reform of planning and development

6th September, 2020
How the programme for government will shape housing
The programme for government reinforces a commitment to the 20-year national planning framework. Picture: David Soanes

The new cabinet formally adopted the programme for government (PFG) at its inaugural meeting on June 27. The PFG commits to reforming a number of elements of planning and development law and the proposed changes present a mix of challenges and opportunities for improvement in the sector.

Strategic Housing Development

The PFG addresses a major question mark hanging over the planning sector, indicating the Strategic Housing Development (SHD) arrangements will not be extended beyond...

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