Guernsey housing review 'may end in 2011'

Related Stories

Proposals for changing Guernsey's housing laws could be drawn up by the end of 2011, says the Policy Council.

It is reviewing the island's licensing laws which restrict occupation of island dwellings by incomers.

It said that the review had taken longer than expected because of the complexity of the subject.

Incomers currently get licences to occupy dwellings for periods of five or 15 years, but new proposals are for one, four, seven or 14 years.

The review follows a report which suggested that changing the licence system might help the island's economy.

More on This Story

Related Stories

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Guernsey


Guernsey Airport

Min. Night 7 °C


Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.