24 February 2017: 3:00 pm
Multimillion pound investment in social housing
A five-year programme to build social housing has been announced.
Basildon Council is to invest £21 million over the programme’s lifespan, as well as £16 million a year in its current housing stock over the next 10 years.
The figures were announced as part of the council’s housing revenue account budget for 2017/18 at a meeting of the full council on 23 February.