‘It remains uncertain whether this megaproject will benefit existing communities, or write them off as collateral damage.’
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The Marsh Lane Goods Yard is important in the social and cultural history of Leeds, being the site of the City’s first ever railway station in 1834.
The first of the homes will be completed by the summer, and in total 78 rooftop homes will be built under the three-year deal.
The Network says community groups are feeling that they’ve been ‘led up the garden path,’ regarding funding.
A report by the IPPR argues that the government should do more to improve and regulate the private rental sector as it has grown substantially in recent years.
Leith councillor Lewis Ritchie labelled the proposals ‘charmless and bland’ and ‘incoherent and ineffective’.
‘There’s not much point building more council houses if we are also subject to the Right to Buy, and they are sold from under our feet.’
‘This increased budget forms part of the single biggest investment in, and delivery of, affordable housing since devolution.’
‘We’re providing the high-quality, contemporary homes needed for local families.’
The countryside charity fears the ‘lack of focus’ on the housing needs of people in rural areas is fuelling a crisis in the countryside.