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Appeal: 160-home scheme's affordable housing distribution ruled harmful

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An inspector has refused permission for 160 homes in Anstey, Leicestershire, ruling that plans to cluster the scheme's 48 affordable housing units into groups of up to 18 rather than distributing them throughout would hinder community integration.

The scheme received outline permission in 2015, subject to a condition requiring future approval of reserved matters including scale and appearance. The subsequent application was turned down by Charnwood Borough Council, which was dissatisfied with the scheme's housing mix. It argued that scale and appearance are generally indicative of housing mix, and so the condition attached to the out.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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