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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance


Housing and Planning Act 2016: a Creditor's Perspective

17 August 2017

Following lengthy debate, the Housing and Planning Act 2016 finally received

royal assent on 12 May. Although not yet fully in force, the Act introduces

significant changes to both the private and the social rented sectors in the

United Kingdom. This briefing focuses, in particular, on the key changes

affecting social housing provision in England and how these changes are likely

to be perceived by funders to the sector.

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