Sevenoaks District Draft Local Plan Consultation July 2018

Document Section Draft Local Plan July 2018 Providing for Housing Choices Provision of Affordable Housing Policy 9 - Provision of affordable housing [View all comments on this section]
Comment ID DLPP827
Respondent Kent County Council (Barbara C… [View all comments by this respondent]
Response Date 19 Sep 2018
Current Status Accepted

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Provision and Delivery of County Council Community Services - The County Council would query the likelihood of the target of providing 40% affordable housing being attained, given the past delivery rate of affordable housing over the last few years. The reasons for this target are fully understood, but there are concerns that development sites coming forward with a high level of affordable housing provision will be at the expense of contributions towards infrastructure improvements to mitigate the development’s impact on service provision, on the grounds of viability.