Maidstone seeks opt-out from standard housing need method

A Kent council has asked housing secretary Robert Jenrick to allow it to be exempt from the government's standard housing need methodology because it says using the calculation would require it to increase its housing requirement by 40 per cent from 2022.

by Colin Marrs
Maidstone in Kent. Image by Dr Bob Hall, Flickr
Maidstone in Kent. Image by Dr Bob Hall, Flickr

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