MJ HOUSING: Planning for our futures

By Mark Winnington | 28 November 2018

Staffordshire CC hopes borough and district councils take advantage of the extra borrowing capabilities they now have, and the county is looking at how it can be further involved in the delivery of housing, as Mark Winnington reveals

It’s been widely accepted the current system isn’t delivering enough houses, let alone the right mix of properties to meet the needs of residents, while supporting future economic growth. That means we risk prices rising faster than incomes, young people finding it harder to live where they want and a greater risk of skilled and highly-educated workers moving away from Staffordshire.

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