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Webinar: The Stonewater decision – what does it mean for affordable housing delivery?




2nd December, 2021


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm



2021-12-02 12:00 pm 2021-12-02 1:00 pm Europe/London Webinar: The Stonewater decision – what does it mean for affordable housing delivery?


With the High Court recently ruling that Registered Provider Stonewater is liable to a community infrastructure levy bill of more than £3m, our built environment specialists are delighted to invite you to a panel debate to pick through the pieces.

It takes place on Thursday 2nd December at 12pm for an hour via Zoom – click here to register for free.

Featuring a panel including representatives from social housing providers Bernicia, Yorkshire Housing and Leeds Federation, our planning and land acquisition specialists will introduce the discussion by briefly taking us through such questions as:

  • What is the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) and do Registered Providers have to pay it?
  • What is CIL Social Housing Relief and (briefly!) how does it work?
  • What did the Stonewater decision say about Social Housing Relief?
  • Is a Registered Provider still free to overprovide affordable housing from a site and what does this mean for the future of affordable housing delivery?
  • What impact will this have on the way we structure land acquisition deals?

The wider panel will then debate these topics, and the event’s Chair, Head of Social Housing Julia Thomson, will feed in questions from attendees via the Q&A feature in Zoom, or submitted during registration.

The event takes place on Thursday 2nd December at 12pm and is free to register – register below.  We very much hope you can join us to hear more about the impact following this crucial decision.

Register here

Please note that this event is designed to be informative, not advisory and represents our understanding of English law and practice as at the date indicated. We would always recommend that you should seek specific guidance on any particular legal issue.

Contact a specialist

Julia Thomson

Partner | Built Environment

+44 (0) 330 137 3120

+44 (0)792 188 5944

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Kamran Hyder

Partner | Built Environment

+44 (0) 330 137 3532

+44 (0) 773 052 1967

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Carolyn Akerman

Solicitor | Built Environment

+44 (0) 330 137 3541

+44 (0) 754 075 6444

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