Homes England have awarded grant funding to Pembroke EMB and Plymouth Community Homes to explore a potential new build housing development on Clowance Street in Devonport. The funds will be used to pay for site surveys and architects drawings. Locality have also awarded a grant to Pembroke EMB to enable community consultation to take place. The funding is part of the Governments drive to see more community organisations involved in developing housing which meets local needs. The Community Led Housing scheme also aims to see smaller, more challenging sites brought into use. These are the kind of sites that commercial housing developers often overlook. The support of the community will be crucial to the success of the scheme. The proposed housing needs to meet local need.