5% Increase in People Who Want to Self Build Their Homes, NaCSBA reports

Year on year increase on Right to Build registers
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There was a 5% increase in new individual sign-ups to the Right to Build registers prior to October 2019, the National Custom and Self Build Association (NaCSBA) reports.

The Right to Build registers provide evidence to local authorities about how many people want to build or commission their own home locally. 

Jack Woodfield
News Editor

Jack has worked in journalism for 11 years and was the News Editor for Homebuilding & Renovating from 2019 until the beginning of 2023. He strives to break the most relevant and beneficial stories for self builders, extenders and renovators, including the latest news on the construction materials shortage and hydrogen heating. In 2021 he appeared on BBC's The World at One to discuss the government's planning reforms. 

He enjoys testing new tools and gadgets, and having bought his first home in 2013, he has renovated every room and recently finished a garden renovation.