Levelling up: How will the government's new bill affect your homebuilding project?

Levelling up an area by using an excavator to move earth on housing building site
Levelling up bill is announced by the government, which could have a significant impact on self build and renovation projects as the government looks to streamline the UK homebuilding process (Image credit: Getty Images)

The government's Levelling up and Regeneration Bill has been announced, bringing a range of reforms to the UK homebuilding sector.

The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities says its pledges will shift government focus and resources to Britain’s forgotten communities throughout the 2020s.

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.