Thursday, 20 July 2017

Grenfell Council Gained £50m From Affordable Housing Deals

The council that ran the Grenfell Tower block struck deals worth nearly £50m last year to allow developers to avoid having to build affordable homes. Kensington and Chelsea's own analysis shows it has built a fraction of the social housing the borough needs. Developers can pay a fee if they can convince the council that affordable homes would make their plans unviable. The council said it struggled to build affordable homes in a crowded area. Read more on the BBC.

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