Housing crisis: English towns and villages prepared for construction
A new wave of garden towns and villages across England has been given the official go-ahead. Three new towns will be built – near Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire, Taunton in Somerset and Harlow in Essex – along with the first 14 garden villages, which will offer 48,000 new homes to help meet the country’s housing crisis.
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The claim “In many parts of our country it has become normal for young people to leave, though not out of choice. This might be to find work, but more and more, it is to find a home that they can afford.” Greg Clark, Communities Secretary, 2 July 2015 The background Are young people being…
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