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Affordable rural housing event, 18th June 2024

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Broom and Claverdon

To celebrate Rural Housing Week 2024, Warwickshire Rural Housing Association and WRCC would like to invite you to join us as we start on site on TWO rural affordable housing schemes in Warwickshire.

  • Who are we?

    Warwickshire Rural Housing Association (WRHA)

    WRHA are a rural housing specialist, committed to delivering affordable homes for local people in Warwickshire's rural communities.

    WRCC (Warwickshire Rural Community Council)

    WRCC deliver the Rural Housing Enabler project across Warwickshire, which encourages rural communities to seize the initiative and get involved in the provision of affordable new homes.

  • About the event 

    Come along and find out about the new schemes, which will provide 19 much-needed homes for the rural communities of Broom and Claverdon.

    We'll show you the two sites, and explain more about the process of bringing these rural schemes to reality. After lunch we'll talk you through the roles of the different partners involved in enabling rural homes and how the community is involved throughout.

  • Who's the event for?

    All are welcome.

    It's for anybody with an interest in supporting the sustainability of Warwickshire's rural communities through the provision of affordable social housing.

    All parish councils, district councillors and council officers will find the training useful.

  • Timings

    You're very welcome to attend for all or just some of the day:

    • 10.30am: Meet at Claverdon site for a 10.30am start
      Ceremonial start on site for 10 new homes
    • 11am: Travel to Broom
      Approx. 25min drive
    • 11.30am: Meet at Broom Village Hall
      Walk to phase one homes (approx. 10min walk) for an overview on the plans for nine new homes
    • 12.30pm: Lunch at Broom Village Hall
      Lunch. And opportunity to find out more about the schemes, including site plans, how we're making the homes energy efficient and how we're improving biodiversity.
    • 1.30pm – 2.30pm: District and Parish Councillor training: rural housing delivery
      Three short talks from partners involved in making affordable rural homes happen:

    The role of the Rural Housing Enabler WRCC:

    Sarah Brooke-Taylor, Rural Housing Enabler
    Identifying local housing need and development sites

    The role of the housing association:

    WRHA: Richard Mugglestone, Company Secretary
    Delivering the homes and housing management

    Stratford DC policy and housing allocation:

    SDC: Renata Mosz, District Housing Enabler
    Ensuring the homes are for local people

    • 2.30pm: Finish
      Formal finish, but you're welcome to stay and continue conversations
  • Please let us know if you can join us

    We hope you can join us

    Please use the form below to let us know if you can, by Wednesday 12th June.
    We'll send out further information about locations and parking to those attending.

    For further information about the event or developments please contact Neil Gilliver at communications@midlandsrural.org.uk or on 0300 1234 009.

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