A lack of affordable housing in the countryside risks fraying rural communities and the land-based businesses that rely on them. So how can farmers help alleviate this and is it even right for them? As rural businesses, farms and estates rely on a thriving countryside community and economy to provide them with staff, customers and services – as well as leisure and amenities. But a rural housing crisis is putting this at risk.   Competition from commuters, retirees and second […]