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Rising homelessness in rural Wales

Local needs affordable housing in rural communities Wales - Rural Housing Enabler - Powys homelessness

High land costs, vocal nimbyism and a politically charged allocations system are behind a spiralling Welsh housing crisis, according to Steve Jones, chief executive of Tai Ceredigion and chair of the All Wales Rural Housing Forum.

He recognises some things have certainly changed for the better the last few years, such as the introduction of a Welsh network of rural housing enablers – experts who work with communities to help encourage development of affordable housing. But more needs to be done as "Wales is facing a tsunami of housing problems, affecting more than 300,000 people".

Click here to read the full story, published in The Guardian.

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