Jackie Porter

Liberal Democrat Councillor and Prospective MP for Winchester and Chandler's Ford Learn more

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Why we need more affordable homes in the countryside

'Parish Plans need to include more housing at an affordable price for local families 'says Jackie

‘Parish Plans need to include more housing at an affordable price for local families ‘says Jackie

Rural housing is (on average) 26% more expensive than urban homes says Halifax
The full article can be seen here.
http://www.rsnonline.org.uk/community/revealed-rural-homes-are-most-expensive
The construction period can be  difficult but families are now living in these properties.

The construction period can be difficult but families are now living in these properties.

This is a very good reason to include affordable homes in Parish Plans including social housing for rent.
The diminishing number of tied properties has exacerbated this dire situation for local families-and needs addressing.
I will be asking for WCC to look again at this aspect of the Local Plan.