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Better places to live

Middlewich - canalside development on brownfield land

We need to do more to provide the truly affordable homes we need – particularly in the countryside. But it’s vital that the right kinds of houses are built in the right places. CPRE research has demonstrated both that releasing land from the Green Belt does not lead to affordable homes – and that there is an often unrecognised supply of previously developed land, generally in much more sustainable locations, that could be used for desperately needed new housing.