Published: 6th Jan 2021

Doncaster Council is set to invest £100m in new affordable homes over the next five years, if plans are approved later this month. The council’s cabinet will discuss an updated housing strategy on 12 January, which includes a new homes delivery plan to build on the work over the previous five years. The plan will see the delivery of new homes accelerated from 10 years down to five years. The new council housebuilding programme will be split into three delivery phases over the next five years through to 2025 with an ambition to build over 500 new council homes. In addition, the new developments will be built on land already identified for housing and where-ever possible mainly brownfield sites. ‘We have a first class track record of delivering new homes and we want to build on that success,’ said deputy mayor and cabinet member for housing and equalities, Cllr Glyn … (To read the full article, subscribe below)