Hous­ing num­bers

The Wokingham Paper - - COUNCIL NEWS -

IN HER state­ment as act­ing leader, Cllr Pauline Jor­gensen fo­cused on her hous­ing port­fo­lio, say­ing that the bor­ough will have built 386 af­ford­able houses this year, com­pris­ing 188 so­cial rent,

166 shared own­er­ship and 32 in­ter­me­di­ate/af­ford­able rent.

She also pledged: “We will open Broad­way House in Jan­uary, pro­vid­ing an extra 10 units of tem­po­rary ac­com­mo­da­tion to re­duce our use of B&Bs.”

The Wheat­sheaf Close self-build project is ex­pected to reach its next phase in April next year.

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