About 18,000 new homes are needed in part of Suffolk in the next 15 years, according to latest figures.
Dozens of objectors have raised concerns about a proposal to create supported housing in a terraced street.
Plans for 126 homes on greenfield land in Eye, Suffolk, which were pushed back because of flawed highways assessments have now been rejected entirely.
Work on two redundant sites in Needham Market is to begin in the next 18 months as planners have given the green light for more than 130 homes.
Suggestions for a ‘garden town’ of 15,000 homes to the north of Ipswich have been branded “absurd” and “undeliverable” by one of the county’s MPs.
A study into housing growth funded by Suffolk taxpayers has resulted in a report just 14 pages long and costing the equivalent of more than £4,700 per page.
In a major boost for househunters, Clarion Housing, the UK’s largest social landlord, is proviing 132 affordable homes in Elmswell.
Developers behind rejected plans for 160 homes in Stowmarket dubbed the “worst case of speculative application to exploit for profit” have submitted a fresh bid to develop the land.
An application for 149 new houses on the site of a disused chicken processing factory has been unanimously rejected by councillors who described the development as “unsustainable”.
Three sites accommodating up to 316 homes are now set to be earmarked for future development following the referendum on the village’s neighbourhood plan at Dove Cottage polling station on Thursday, which more than 1,000 villagers turned out for.
A decision on plans for 70 homes in Stowupland have been deferred as a result of progress with neighbourhood plans.
Plans to build 45 homes in Woolpit have been refused amid concerns over pedestrian and highway safety.
The number of rough sleepers across Suffolk and Essex has decreased, new government figures have shown.
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Town centres are changing. Across Suffolk, from Ipswich to Bury St Edmunds and Sudbury, commercial buildings are being converted into new homes in the heart of the community.