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First Homes: Interim Planning Statement

Meeting: 25/04/2022 - Cabinet (Item 138)

138 Introduction of First Homes and approval of local eligibility criteria pdf icon PDF 333 KB

Report from the Strategic Director of Regeneration and Environment.




1.    That Cabinet notes the introduction of First Homes as a mandatory requirement by Central Government.


2.    That Cabinet approves the proposed local eligibility criteria as additional requirements over and above the First Homes mandatory national criteria.  The local eligibility  ...  view the full agenda text for item 138

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Consideration was given to the report which explained that First Homes became a mandatory Central Government requirement from 28th December, 2021. They were a new affordable home ownership product to be delivered via Section 106 planning obligations on residential development sites. One quarter (25%) of all affordable homes secured by  ...  view the full minutes text for item 138