Developer contributions – which way next?

CILStephen Ashworth and Roy Pinnock respond to the government’s recently published CIL review, and put forward their own alternative ideas for fixing a broken system

The housing White Paper promises a new approach to developer contributions, to be announced in the Autumn Budget. But the government’s parallel review of the community infrastructure levy (CIL), published in February, is illustrative of a confused regime. The future for developer contributions deserves a clearer path, so planning can focus on place-making, not value capture.

The history of CIL