Sheffield City Region Housing Compact launch to deliver much needed affordable homes

Rotherham recently hosted the launch of the ‘Housing Compact’, a landmark agreement, between local authorities and housing providers in the Sheffield City Region to drive the economy through new house building and help deliver much-needed affordable homes.

The Compact was launched with key political and housing figures from across the region who signed the ‘Housing Compact’, demonstrating their commitment to working together to promote joint working, new house building and to ensure that social housing plays its full part in the City Region’s economic and housing plans and to protect the future supply of social housing and its availability for those in greatest need.

Giving the opening address at its launch on Monday, 5 December, 2016, Rotherham Council’s, Cabinet Member for Housing, Councillor Beck, said: “I’m delighted the launch of the Compact is taking place on my home turf because the underlying principles echo much of what I want to achieve for housing in Rotherham. We are absolutely committed to housing growth – housing plays a crucial role in delivering the Council’s overall vision.

Read more at: http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/sheffield-city-region-housing-compact-launch-to-deliver-much-needed-affordable-homes-1-8292638

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2 Responses to Sheffield City Region Housing Compact launch to deliver much needed affordable homes

  1. Colin Tawn says:

    What is the definition of ‘Affordable’?

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