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The Housing Market in Greater Cambridge

To support the paper as a statement of the Greater Cambridge housing market, access to affordable housing and the role of Councils. The paper includes a number of asks of Government as the basis for negotiations,

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Significant effect on communities living or working in any ward in Cambridge;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 22/02/2016

Decision due: 8 Mar 2016 by Executive Councillor for Housing

Lead member: Executive Councillor for Housing

Lead director: Director of Customer and Community Services

Department: Customer and Community

Contact: Email: liz.bisset@cambridge.gov.uk.

Additional Information: This is a key decision and will automatically appear on the agenda.

Background Information: The avaliability of affordable housing in Cambridge and South Cambridgeshireis crucial to supporting economic success and meeting need. This paper provides an alaylsis to support making the case for Greater Cambridge councils to be enabled to continue to build affordable and intermediate housing. This item has not been included on the Forward Plan for the whole 28 day requirement before the meeting. Item to be considered at Committee so it is open to scrutiny and debate rather than a decision being made through the out of cycle process.

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