The District Council is committed to lots more housing:
Futures Forum: Housing in East Devon: "Why has the District Council opted for such high growth level?" >>> in contrast to consultants' reports and government growth projections
Meanwhile next door in Mid Devon, there seems to be more provision for affordable housing:
Futures Forum: The draft local plan process in Mid Devon: a comparison
And yet Cranbrook enjoys a certain amount of 'affordable housing' - but possibly only because Exeter is so unaffordable:
Futures Forum: Cranbrook shortlisted for an 'infrastructure' award by planning professionals >>> but "Towns such as Cranbrook are becoming dormitories and commuter belts for 'Greater Exeter' – meaning many people must take to their cars in East Devon to get to their jobs in Exeter."
In the East Devon draft Local Plan, 30 'homes' are promised for Port Royal:
Futures Forum: Plans for Port Royal: the draft Local Plan and 30 new homes
... and 20 are intended for the current Mansfield Depot:
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And yet there are visions out there which could make truly affordable housing possible:
Futures Forum: "A crisis of imagination” when approaching "the horny question of development in the future" >>> "the higher we go in the organisations that should be responding there is less and less creativity, less and less imagination."
Anyway, is 'affordable housing' just a mirage...
Futures Forum: Adam Smith and rationing housing supply