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Chance to have your say on Boscombe housing strategy
2:30pm Tuesday 19th June 2012 in Bournemouth
BOURNEMOUTH Council says people will be able to have their say on a housing strategy for Boscombe.
The cabinet has been to approve the plan at a meeting tomorrow.
‘Homes for Boscombe’ outlines how the council wants to tackle housing issues and “enhance the sense of community”.
The ideas include: reducing the number of bedsits, improving the quality of homes, building new homes, and reducing overcrowding.
The council hopes the housing changes will create a more stable, family orientated population.
Cllr Robert Lawton, cabinet Member for Housing, said: “For this strategy to be successful it’s important that the whole community, and not just Boscombe residents feedback their views.
“Boscombe has huge potential for positive change.
“We want to take the area’s best elements and use its potential to attract investment to make positive changes to the housing types and for the community so that Boscombe becomes a better and aspirational place for people to live and put down roots.”