Faversham Community Land Trust

Representation to Swale for Affordable Housing on BMM WESTON Works

22/503389/Full - BMM WESTON – ERECTION OF 10 DWELLINGSAffordable HousingFCLT have no objection to the principle of residential development on this site but aredisappointed that no provision for affordable housing has been made. We fully support therepresentations submitted by Faversham Town Council and reservations expressed thereinand look to expand on them in this representation. The […]

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Increasing concern about really affordable housing

BBC Panorama Cost of Living: Can’t Afford My HomeWhat does the winter hold for people struggling to get a home, or hold on to the one they already have? The rapid increase in interest rates has left many at breaking point. With mortgage rates up and rents soaring, Panorama spends time with those trying to […]

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KCC should ensure social housing at Kiln & Osborne Courts

12th August 2022Details of the sale notice can be found here Dear Councillor Oakford,KILN & OSBORNE COURT DISPOSALThe Faversham Community Land Trust (FCLT) is an organisation primarily concerned withthe acquisition and development of land or buildings within Faversham for the good of thecommunity. Our principal objective is to provide a perpetual supply of truly affordablehousing […]

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The rising tide of poverty

August 20th Growing share of under-30s pay unaffordable rentFour in 10 of this age group are now spending more than 30% of their pay on rent, according to the data - a five-year high. August 17th Inflation drives fastest fall in real pay on recordWhile average wages rose 4.7% between April and June, that was […]

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If you need housing you must register
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Faversham’s Hidden Homeless

Our public meeting held on 14th July was well attended and we are looking to work with Citizen's Advice and the Foodbank to raise the issue of Faversham's Hidden Homeless The Faversham Community Land Trust is campaigning to build 21st century locally affordable housing for Faversham families. Housing held in trust for this generation, our […]

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Public Meeting 14th July
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Public Meeting

PUBLIC MEETING
The wrong kinds of houses are being built at prices local people cannot afford. We need houses that local people can afford.

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People in Housing Need Speak Out

I have lived in Faversham all my life, but now in my late thirties, am having to seriously contemplate leaving the area due to the lack of affordable housing.   I was living in a rental property for a couple of years but have since had to move back into my parent's house as it […]

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Almost half of all low-income renters in the U.K. spend more than 40% of their income on housing

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Faversham  Community Land Trust is a Community Benefit Society Registration Number 8109
Registered Office: 12 Market Place, Faversham, Kent ME13 7AE | Email: info:favershamcommunitylandtrust.org
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