Published: 4th Jul 2019

Shropshire Council has decided to retain its housing stock of 4,100 properties following a review of possible future options. The council’s cabinet met yesterday (3 July) to discuss the future of the council homes, which are currently managed by its arms-length management company, Shropshire Town and Rural Housing (STAR Housing). The homes are mostly in the Oswestry and Bridgnorth parts of the county. In a joint statement after the meeting, the council’s cabinet member for housing and strategic planning, Cllr Robert Macey and Shropshire Towns and Rural Housing’s managing director, Sue Adams, said: ‘Shropshire Council has recently undertaken a review to ensure that it has enough of the right housing for the people of Shropshire, both now and in the future. ‘This included exploring options with regards to the future arrangement of the council’s 4,100 council-owned homes. ‘It is now complete and, after considering all options as part of this, … (To read the full article, subscribe below)