What is affordable housing?

If there was ever a word that seemed like a goalpost that just won’t stay still, particularly right now, it’s ‘affordable’. What might be affordable to one person is out of reach for another but even more fluid than that, you might not be able to afford something that you could this time last year, …

The July newsletter from Frome Area Community Land Trust

Welcome to our July newsletter… Summer has truly arrived and we are in slightly relaxed mode for a few weeks. The intensity of the last few months with the Fair Homes project has passed and we are drawing breath, looking ahead towards our next challenge. Our time must now be put firmly into searching for …

Social Housing and affordability

The importance of both having a low rent and ensuring the homes are great places to live in Introduction Housing costs across the UK for renters and owners have risen steeply over the last two decades. And Frome, as we know, is a lovely place to live so it’s drawn many to want to live …