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Appeal: 100 per cent affordable housing appropriate for Bedford scheme


An inspector has upheld a planning condition stipulating that a proposed 21-home development in Bedford must be 100 per cent affordable housing, and managed by a Registered Social Landlord.

Inspector David Spencer noted that the appellants, North Hertfordshire Homes and Taylor French Developments, objected to the reasonableness of the condition in terms of its effect on implementation rather than the principle of the affordable housing provision that it sought to secure.Bedford's local planning authority (LPA) imposed the condition to adhere to a policy in their Core Strategy and........
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