Inspector tells Sussex authority to take share of neighbour's unmet need

An inspector has urged a West Sussex authority to hike its draft local plan's housing target by more than 25 per cent, finding that the increase is necessary to counter worsening affordability and help a neighbouring authority meet its unmet housing need.

by Jamie Carpenter
Land for sale: a development site near Burgess Hill, Mid Sussex (picture: Dave Spicer, Geograph)
Land for sale: a development site near Burgess Hill, Mid Sussex (picture: Dave Spicer, Geograph)

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