Is there a wriggle out clause for developers in relation to affordable housing?

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A percentage of housing development must be affordable, but it must also be realistic. If the development is not viable for developers because the percentage of affordable housing is too high, the developer can pay compensation and provide another benefit to the community. It is advisable to consult developers during the process of producing the Neighbourhood Plan, not to stop development but to get it as close as possible to what is required in the village. The community needs to be informed of what is possible.