Councillors approve £14m funding and land transfer for new homes

Shropshire Councillors have today agreed £14 million funding and the transfer of land to enable its new wholly-owned local housing company to start building homes.

Councillors approve £14m funding and land transfer for new homes

Shropshire Councillors have today agreed £14 million funding and the transfer of land to enable its new wholly-owned local housing company to start building homes.
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