Sevenoaks District Draft Local Plan Consultation July 2018

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Tetlow King Planning (Planning… 27 Sep 2018

Draft Local Plan July 2018 Providing for Housing Choices Market and Affordable Housing Mix Policy 8 - Market and affordable housing mix

  • Comment ID: DLPP1086
  • Status: Accepted
  • Response Type: Observations
In the foreword to the Housing White Paper, the Prime Minister stated: "Our broken housing market is one of the greatest barriers to progress in Britain today. Whether buying or renting, the fact is that housing is increasingly unaffordable – particularly for ordinary working class people who are struggling to get by. "Today the average house costs almost eight times average earnings – an all-time record. As a result, it is difficult to get on the housing ladder, and the proportion of peopl
Tetlow King Planning (Planning… 27 Sep 2018

Draft Local Plan July 2018 Providing for Housing Choices Market and Affordable Housing Mix Policy 8 - Market and affordable housing mix

  • Comment ID: DLPP1087
  • Status: Accepted
  • Response Type: Observations
We represent Rentplus UK Ltd, an innovative company providing affordable rent to buy housing for working people aspiring to home ownership with an accessible route to achieve their dream through the rent - save - own model. This is achieved through a combination of a secure affordable rented period (whichever is the lower of 80% of open market rent, including any service charge, or Local Housing Allowance), giving time to save, and a 10% gifted deposit to enable tenants to buy their own home
Tetlow King Planning (Planning… 27 Sep 2018

Draft Local Plan July 2018 Providing for Housing Choices Market and Affordable Housing Mix Policy 8 - Market and affordable housing mix

  • Comment ID: DLPP1088
  • Status: Accepted
  • Response Type: Observations
Rentplus properties are leased to and managed by Rentplus' housing association partners. They provide all the full range of housing management services for the Rentplus residents, including full repair and maintenance of the properties. The residents have security of tenure through five-year renewable Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST) agreements with our housing association partner; this gives them the same rights and responsibilities as any other housing association tenant. Residents have t