Just how difficult can it be to provide decent rural housing, asks Robert Bullard.
LOCAL communities are to build their own homes without having to lodge specific planning applications.
A NEW network aims to help rural communities provide affordable housing for local residents.
RURAL areas are bearing the brunt of a national shortfall in affordable housing, suggests a report.
RURAL communities will struggle to support a booming older population, campaigners have warned.
THE recession is limiting the supply of affordable rural housing.
The Church of England should sell land and buildings to provide thousands of affordable rural homes, claim campaigners.
THE Conservatives have unveiled plans to revolutionise the provision of affordable rural housing.
LOCAL authorities wanting to build affordable rural housing can now apply for government funding.