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 DLPP1148
Respondent Jenny Knowles ID-2500 [View all comments by this respondent]
Response Date 01 Oct 2018
Current Status Accepted
Response Type OBSERVATIONS
Comment

Affordable Housing

Para. 5.21 states

“It is considered that, subject to viability testing, a target of 40% affordable housing for all suitable sites is realistic and achievable in light of the evidence, and will go some way in meeting the identified affordable housing need.”

Tonbridge and Malling has concerns over including a target and percentages of affordable housing when this has yet to be subject to viability testing, which may demonstrate that such a figure is undeliverable.

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