Parish Council Meeting

Parish Council Paper I recently wrote a paper on starting a Community Land Trust for Waterbeach Parish Council. I was asking for their support for my aim of starting a CLT. I explained the difficulty young people have getting a home in the Cambridge area with prices being so high. I also explained the benefits of having a CLT, how it can help with genuinely affordable housing and help the community lead development.

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Neighbourhood Plan Meeting

I met with the Neighbourhood Plan group today to propose the idea of setting up a Community Land Trust for Waterbeach. One of the emerging Objectives of the Neighbourhood Plan is access to truly affordable housing for local people. Work carried out by Cambridge ACRE on behalf of the group has already found that there are more than 100 people with a connection to Waterbeach on the affordable housing register, and there are likely many more who aren’t officially on the list.

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