Publication - Research and analysis

Housing land audits: research project

Published: 17 Jan 2019

Assessment of housing land audits (HLAs) for consistency and compliance, their potential for standardisation and their role in development plan delivery.

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Housing land audits: research project

50 page PDF

996.8 kB


Abbreviations used in this report:

HLA = Housing Land Audit

HLR = Housing Land Requirement

HNDA = Housing Needs and Demand Assessment

HST = Housing Supply Target

LDP = Local Development Plan

MIR = Main Issues Report

NPF = National Planning Framework

PAN = Planning Advice Note

RSL = Registered Social Landlord

SDP = Strategic Development Plan

SPP = Scottish Planning Policy

Report prepared by:

Mark Robertson
Ryden LLP
7 Exchange Crescent
Conference Square
Edinburgh, EH3 8AN

Details of additional assistance

Neil Collar, Brodies LLP

The opinions expressed in this report are those of the author.

Report commissioned by:

Planning and Architecture Division
Area 2F South
Victoria Quay

Tel: 0131 244 7528

© Crown Copyright 2019

Applications for reproduction of any part of this publication should be addressed to:

Planning and Architecture Division, Directorate for Local Government and Communities, Area 2F (South) Victoria Quay, Edinburgh, EH6 6QQ

This report is published electronically to limit the use of paper, but photocopies will be provided on request to the Planning and Architecture Division.


Email: Deborah McLean