HOUSING AND HOMELESSNESS IN BROMLEY 2019: Around 6,000 households in the borough in rent arrears; Landlords less willing to accept tenants on Universal Credit; private rents unaffordable to many households on low income SAYS SHOCK COUNCIL REPORT

Radical changes to their housing strategy are being proposed by Bromley's Conservative-controlled council.  In a ground-breaking 'consultation' document on future strategy they say: private rents are unaffordable to many households on a low income, even if they receive the maximum possible welfare benefits. housing association rents have also increased meaning more homes which had previously … Continue reading HOUSING AND HOMELESSNESS IN BROMLEY 2019: Around 6,000 households in the borough in rent arrears; Landlords less willing to accept tenants on Universal Credit; private rents unaffordable to many households on low income SAYS SHOCK COUNCIL REPORT

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BROMLEY HOUSING: POINTS FROM THE REPORT (Seven)

Bromley has 22,000 acres of Green Belt land and the Local Plan is clear that this will not be used for residential development. There are also a large number of Conservation Areas and Areas of Special Residential Character, which restrict the amount of potential development in these locations. The council say they have reduced the … Continue reading BROMLEY HOUSING: POINTS FROM THE REPORT (Seven)