Government funds for local housing projects

Wiltshire Council is helping communities provide affordable homes with cash from a Government fund reserved for local housing projects. It has forged a partnership with two organisations dedicated to promoting community life – Wiltshire Community Land Trust and Community First. The partnership aims to help neighbourhood groups develop new affordable housing in their community to … Continue reading Government funds for local housing projects

Relaxing planning rules will not solve housing crisis

Ahead of the long-awaited publication of a consultation on the National Planning Policy Framework by the Government, Ian Harvey, Executive Director of Civic Voice said: “We look forward to seeing the much-awaited release of the consultation on the National Planning Policy Framework. Outside of local councils, the civic movement is the largest participant in the … Continue reading Relaxing planning rules will not solve housing crisis

Consultation Notice: Wiltshire Housing Site Allocation Plan

The draft Wiltshire Housing Site Allocations Plan has been prepared in line with Wiltshire Core Strategy. It revises settlement boundaries in relation to Salisbury, Trowbridge, Market Towns, Local Service Centres and Large Villages; and allocates new housing sites in order to maintain a five year land supply in each of Wiltshire’s three Housing Market Areas over the … Continue reading Consultation Notice: Wiltshire Housing Site Allocation Plan