RURal Affordable Housing
the Leicestershire & Rutland Rural Housing Enabler
Leicestershire & Rutland Rural Housing Enabler works in
partnership with parish councils, local authorities, local
communities, landowners, Housing Associations and the Homes &
Communities Agency to find solutions to the shortage of affordable
The Rural Housing Enabler
can undertake independent research to investigate
the need for rural affordable housing in villages or
parishes and support parish councils to meet any local affordable
The Rural Housing Enabler is able to
work on up to six projects in the Borough at any one time;
details of current projects can be found here.
The Council is responsible for
directing the work of the Rural Housing Enabler within the Melton
area. Melton Borough Council is also part of a sub-regional rural
housing enabler group which works to;
- Maximise the output of the Leicestershire
& Rutland Rural Housing Enabler.
- Give stakeholders an opportunity to ‘steer’
policies and plans.
- Share information and best practice on
affordable rural housing.
- Promote rural housing issues within Members
own organisations and beyond.