Review into the local authority role in housing supply

The Elphicke-House Report calls councils to become 'Housing Delivery Partners', taking primary responsibility for creating conditions for new housing in their area.

With passing reference to HAPPI and citing examples of where councils are working in partnership to develop specialised housing, one of the report's recommendations is for councils to take robust approaches in housing demography, mobility of tenure, economic growth and business needs.

As well as broader choice for residents, including the impact on the physical and economic wellbeing of residents' changing needs in older age, as well as affordability and financial inclusion (paragraph 3.15).