Leading rural network ACRE is calling on the next Government to scrap the ‘bedroom tax’ in rural communities with fewer than 3,000 people.
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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.
Housing minister Brandon Lewis has been urged to protect small rural communities from Government proposals which could drastically cut the development of new affordable homes.
ACRE’s fear that the ‘bedroom tax’ is hitting some of the most vulnerable people in rural communities is borne out by a new report, the leading rural network said today.
Rural communities will suffer if plans by the Government to introduce a threshold for the provision of affordable homes on new developments go ahead, ACRE has warned.