RBC consultation on draft Affordable Housing SPD

News from: Reading Borough Council

Reading Borough Council has published a draft Affordable Housing Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) for consultation – the deadline for responding is 17:00 on Friday 13 November 2020.

The Affordable Housing SPD provides detailed guidance on how the Council will secure contributions towards affordable housing from new developments. It gives detail on meeting policies H3 (Affordable Housing) and H4 (Build to Rent Schemes) of the Reading Borough Local Plan, adopted in November 2019. It would replace an existing Affordable Housing SPD dating from 2013.

The SPD can be viewed here on the RBC website.

How to have your say
-Provide any comments by 17.00 on Friday 13 November 2020.
-Comments should be made in writing, either by email or post.
-Email responses to planningpolicy@reading.gov.uk.
-Responses by post should be sent to: Planning Policy, Reading Borough Council, Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Reading, RG1 2LU.

Comments will be taken into account in producing a final version of the SPD, which will be adopted for use in determining planning applications.

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