A common system of "compensation" particularly for the granting of heritage and conservation orders over historical buildings and conservation land management schemes is the use of Transferable Title Rights. For example, a historical building may be subject to a heritage conservation order causing a large loss in value as the site cannot be developed to its otherwise, full potential. For example, before the order, a new 20 storey building was allowable but since the order, the existing 5 storey building cannot be altered. Under the TTR scheme, the owner is allowed to sell the lost 15 storeys to another developer who is then able to add them to an existing site, to build a larger building.

There are a number of problems with such schemes including:
See compensation alternatives