POS fully recognises that the focus for the New Homes Bonus is to incentivise the delivery of additional dwellings.
"This could, however, have the unintended consequence of discriminating against those authorities whose primary focus is the regeneration of existing housing. Regeneration is of at least equal importance to new build and should not be discouraged" said Nicky Linihan for the Society.
The full response can be found on the Society'swebsite
Nicky Linihan - the Society's Convenor for the Housing, Regeneration and Economic Development Topic Forum