WEB VOTE: Should villages have social housing?

Property developer Julian Watson, far right, at the Wobeck Lane site, with residents hoping for new social housing in Melmerby. (1303268AM1)
Property developer Julian Watson, far right, at the Wobeck Lane site, with residents hoping for new social housing in Melmerby. (1303268AM1)

Worried Melmerby residents critical of a new social housing plan are at loggerheads with a property developer intent on building 12 new social homes for people in inadequate or expensive accommodation in the village.

And we are wondering what you think.

Should villages such as Melmerby have social housing?

Answer our poll and comment below.