Government will let homeowners add two storey extensions with planning reforms to ease housing crisis

Monday 5th February 2018

Sky's the limit: New plans to ease housing woes will let you build upwards

The government has said it will loosen planning rules in a bid to ease the housing crisis, with homeowners being given permission to build upwards. "The answer to building new homes isn't always an empty plot, or developing on a derelict site," said housing secretary Sajid Javid.