Like most modern nations the UK is the product of an incredible wealth of infrastructure planning, from the maintenance of Victorian sewage tunnels to the implementation of superfast broadband and the analysis of the effect of aircraft flight paths on community quality of life. It is therefore hardly surprising that individual strands often show cracks.
The provision of housing is underpinned by hundreds of elements of this infrastructure – not least the planning and governance systems which ensure our build environment is fit for purpose.
With the Government’s ongoing migration towards local planning and responsibility it is the NLA’s duty to ensure private-landlords’ views and needs are considered at every stage of the process. Making sure that the environment which ensues complements sustainable private renting.