ACRE supports appropriate development in rural areas, especially the provision of affordable housing, so that communities can thrive.
Archive of: Housing
Rural Housing Enablers (RHEs) work to secure affordable housing for local people in rural communities. This provides life changing opportunities for local families, and at the same time, helps to sustain rural communities by supporting local services such as schools, shops and pubs.
In this blog we consider the growing interest in a collective approach to delivering genuinely affordable housing in rural areas, through the provision of Community-Led Housing.
The reason to look at Neighbourhood Plans in this blog is because this week is Rural Housing Week and it’s important to consider how communities can engage with and take on some of the responsibility of delivering housing, which is needed locally.
ACRE has submitted a response which urges decision makers to ensure that the rural voice is heard and listened to, in respect of building in rural areas.
Residents across the country will be encouraged to have a greater say over how their neighbourhood is developed, thanks to a new campaign launched this week.
A new report on housing policy which highlights the challenges faced by rural communities has been welcomed by leading rural network ACRE (Action with Communities in Rural England).
Leading rural network ACRE is calling on the next Government to scrap the ‘bedroom tax’ in rural communities with fewer than 3,000 people.
Changes to housing policy announced by the Government will have a devastating effect on affordable homes for rural families, ACRE (Action with Communities in Rural England) said today.