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Sharon Thompson
Sharon Thompson
Cabinet member for homes and neighbourhoods
Challenges ● November 30, 2020

We have challenges when it comes to building social housing because in Birmingham the cost of land and everything else makes it difficult. And then you also have things in neighbourhoods that people complain about which is, ultimately, anti-social behaviour.

So where we have empty garage courts and things like that we've put a cabinet report forward to utilise modular housing so they can get into those spaces traditional builders wouldn't be able to get into. That helps us increase our numbers of properties but it also helps us in terms of reducing anti-social behaviour in certain areas.

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