Press release: TCPA calls for a Healthy Homes Act to tackle concerns over poor-quality housing

The Town and Country Planning Association (TCPA) is calling for a new, ground-breaking piece of legislation to transform the quality of new homes in England. Read more

Press release: TCPA responds to Labour's commitment to scrapping PDR

The TCPA has responded to the Labour Party's commitment to scrapping permitted development. Read more

Press release: TCPA welcomes new chief executive

Fiona Howie has started in her role as chief executive of the Town and Country Planning Association (TCPA). Read more

Press release: TCPA responds to government's £9m fund for vertical housing extensions

TCPA statement on the government's £9m fund for vertical home extensions in London. Read more

Press release: Raynsford Review of Planning final report published

In a landmark assessment of the English planning system former housing minister Nick Raynsford has warned that planning has been reduced to a ‘chaotic patchwork’ of responsibilities which is not compatible with promoting the health, wellbeing and civil rights of communities. Read more

Press release: Expansion of permitted development is a threat to vulnerable people

The TCPA has published a press release on the planned expansion of permitted development. Read more

Press release: Planning system failing people in greatest need, report finds

The TCPA's latest report with the Nationwide Foundation shows that homes in deprived areas of the country suffer disproportionately as a result of the planning system. Read more

Press release: Government must radically change planning policy to deal with climate change

The TCPA responds to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC's) special report on Climate Change at 1.5°C. Read more

Press Release: Government announces strategy for new generation of garden communities

The Town and Country Planning Association (TCPA) has welcomed the government’s recommitment to the Garden City Principles in the revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF). Read more

Press release: APPG calls on Government to put New Towns centre stage in Budget

The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on New Towns, of which the TCPA is a member, has written to the Chancellor with three key asks of the 2018 Autumn Budget: Read more