SPD10 7.2 Affordable Housing 7.2.1 shows affordable housing as 30% – why has this been ignored? 7.2.2 Family Housing having gardens at ground floor level. Where is the provision on site for the block backing onto the rear of Hepburn Road?
Fear that flats will be bought off-plan or as investment opportunities.
Lack of affordable housing.
Buy to rent market? Will buyers buy flats and rent at high prices forcing lower paid workers out?
No provision of social housing – no homes available for rent.
Who are these apartments really for?
Where is the social rented property?
Will homes be sold on the open market?
How quickly will be for sale?
How many at a time?
Any priority for local people?
Will they be available under help to buy scheme?
Is it right that family homes are adjacent to a bail hostel?
What provision will there be for internal community space?
Need to know who will live there – need cohesion with wider community especially St Pauls.
There is no social housing – shared equity does not count.
Too many single flats, too few family homes.
SPD10 – local Plan to encourage family and affordable housing.
Lack of affordable homes – only 7%. SPD10 says 30%.
Poor mix of tenure with no homes for rent.
Concerns about buy-to-let opportunities.
Lacks any thought about need for social housing and community businesses.
Who will live there? If market decides how fit with locality? Social housing – need some. No more gated communities. What about access – public right of way?