The Housing and Planning Bill is a public bill introduced to Parliament by the Government.
The first reading of the Bill took place on 13 October 2015. First reading is formal and takes place without any debate.
Find out more about public bills and first reading stage.
The next stage is second reading when the general principles of the Bill are debated.
The date for the second reading debate on the Bill has not yet been announced.
Find out more about second reading stage, the text of the Bill and explanatory notes.