Get people to heed the housing need
AS A local resident, I know I can’t be alone in worrying about our housing situation and where the next generation are going to live.
Surely, with an election around the corner, there needs to be more of a serious local debate about the homes we desperately need in our community.
The increasing need for affordable homes and the big shortfall in supply means house prices are becoming out of reach of our pay packets. Home ownership is at its lowest level since 1987, and renting from the private sector is eating up more and more of our hard-earned salaries.
I am part of the Yes to Homes campaign, which is helping to create a lifeline for people who are renting, trying to get on the housing ladder, or stuck at home with only dreams of moving out.
We all need to be prepared to join in the local debate with our Quarrendon councillors to tackle