Following the consultation process in relation to the Exceptional Hardship Scheme, guidance notes and a form are now available for people who wish to make an application for a claim. The documents can be downloaded via the link below.
It should also be remembered that the EHS will not be the only opportunity for people, directly affected by HS2 proposals, to ask the government to purchase their property.
Once the proposed phase 2 route is finally fixed, statutory compulsory purchase measures will also come into effect. It is currently anticipated that this will happen towards the end of 2016.