New Homes Bonus pooling

This short briefing paper explores what the New Homes Bonus pooling means for housing and growth

Briefing published on 16 September 2013 by Centre for Cities

The DCLG technical consultation on how local pooling of the New Homes Bonus can be achieved finishes on the 19th September. This paper explores what the pooling means for the bonus, the growth fund, housing and growth. Beyond this we suggest alternatives to the concept of pooling and set out the issues that are inherent in the process.