INFORMATION AND SUPPORT: Recent publications


Here are our most recent publications...


The Simple Guide to the Section 106 Exemption [Revised: August 2015]

To help better understand the pertinent elements of the Section 106 Exemption, we've created this Simple Guide to answer the most frequently asked questions.


Right to Build Consumer Survey: Results [December 2014]

A consultation on the Right to Build legislation was instigated by the Government and subsequently run by the Planning Directorate within the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG). To help inform the discussion, a survey was carried out by us in response to the Government consultation. This document analyses the results.

nacsbadocs 201412 right-to-build-consumer-survey-report 

Response to DCLG's ‘Right to Build: Supporting Custom and Self Build Consultation’ [December 2014]

This document contains our formal response to the Department for Communities and Local Government's consulation - which ran from 23 October to 18 December 2014 and sought views about the best way of constructing the Right to Build, giving custom builders a right to a plot from councils.

nacsbadocs 201412 response to rtb consultation 

Consultation on Affordable Housing Contributions for self/custom builders [May 2014]

The Government recently asked individuals and organisations for their views about its plans to exempt self/custom build projects from affordable housing contributions. This is our formal response.