Affordable Housing - East Devon
However, rather than more new-build on green-field sites, most of which will never be 'affordable', how about building on 'grey land'?
One million new homes on derelict land could transform towns and cities - Campaign to Protect Rural England
The Campaign to Protect Rural England has been pointing out for some time that there's lots of land out there which could be built on:
Futures Forum: State of the Green Belt report >building on the Green Belt is not solving the affordable housing crisis
With analysis carried out some five years ago:
Futures Forum: The pressures to build on green fields: in the Southwest - "The lack of a local plan for meeting housing targets does not necessarily undermine the protection that our countryside merits."
CPRE have now analysed the District Council's housing plans, as reported in the Herald:
Almost 1,000 homes could be built on brownfield land in East DevonAlmost 1,000 homes could be built on brownfield land in East Devon | Latest Sidmouth and Ottery News - Sidmouth Herald