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Quality Housing for Sustainable Communities

Quality Housing for Sustainable Communities Front Cover

The purpose of these Guidelines is to assist in delivering homes, in sustainable communities that are socially inclusive by

  • Promoting high standard in the design and construction and in the provision of residential amenity and services in new housing schemes
  • Encouraging best use of building land, compact development and optimal utilisation of services and infrastructure in the provision of new housing
  • Encouraging locations consistent with promoting Sustainable Communities and town centre development
  • Promoting higher standards of environmental performance in housing construction
  • Seeking to ensure that residents of new housing schemes enjoy the benefits of first rate living conditions in a healthy, accessible and visually attractive environment