The East of England Rural Forum (EERF)
 

East of England Housing Sub Group

Purpose: To promote rural affordable housing

Key Objectives:   
Advocacy/
Rural proofing
EERF Housing
Sub-Group
Promoting Best
Practise  
  Research
 

Key Messages:

      • Support for the rural exception site policy and allocated affordable housing sites
      • Support for Rural Housing Enablers
      • Allowing housing for outright sale to cross subsidise affordable housing on exception
        sites
      • Promoting affordable, well designed and sustainable homes that meet local needs
      • Exploring alternative planning approaches to establishing housing need on rural exception sites
      • Removing barriers for land owners to bring schemes forward

Method:            

      • Conferences
      • Seminars
      • Responses to consultation papers
      • Lobbying
      • Publications