Council Leader Warns White Paper Means Higher House Building Targets for Guildford

A government white paper, Planning for the right homes in the right places, could mean that a much higher housing target is imposed on Guildford than the 654 currently included, in the controversial draft Local Plan.

Under the proposals, unveiled on Thursday (September 14, 2017) in Parliament, by Sajid Javid the Communities Secretary, the housing target could be increased by a further 40% in some areas, mainly in the South East, such as Guildford, where average homes cost more than four times average salaries.

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