Published: 21st Jan 2021

Shropshire County Council has given the green light to a five-year housing strategy, which aims to provide ‘the right home in the right place’. The strategy was approved by the cabinet earlier this week and aims to provide a mix of housing options and prevent homelessness in the county. Its main objectives include to ensure people whose housing needs are not met through the local open market housing can access housing that meets their needs. It also aims to minimise the environmental impact of existing housing stock and future housing development in the interest of climate change. ‘The need for a decent home with adequate space has never been more important than at the current time, as many of us are spending more time at home, including continuation of home working for lots of us,’ said cabinet member for housing and strategic planning, Cllr Robert Macey. ‘Having the “right home … (To read the full article, subscribe below)