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Housebuilder Taylor Wimpey has announced the launch of a brand new Fairfield show home at the Crofton Grange development in Blyth, Northumberland.
The developer hopes that the completion of the four-bedroom detached £179,995 Fairfield family property, which offers buyers a sneak preview of the development, will help to boost off-plan sales at the scheme.
Premium housebuilder Charles Church Developments is aiming its latest new homes development in Northumberland at buyers over the age of 55. Windsor Park is set in the picturesque market town of Alnwick and offers a range of age-exclusive apartments priced from £50,000.
New affordable homes in Northumberland
Northumberland County Council is planning to build close to 1,400 additional affordable homes in Northumberland over the next three years to meet rising demand for low-cost housing. There are currently more than 10,000 people on the housing register across the county.
New affordable homes in Lincolnshire
Plans have been drawn up for the construction of 30 properties, comprising 16 houses, four bungalows and 10 flats - 25 of which are designated ‘affordable housing' on disused farmland near Sleaford, Lincolnshire. Westleigh Homes has been contracted to build the new homes at Manor Farm, on College Road in Cranwell.
Affordable housing provision should be waived to boost the supply of new private rented housing, according to Sir Adrian Montague's long-awaited review of investment in the private rental market.
Housing minister Grant Shapps has voiced his support for the review insisting that the findings offer both a "blueprint" for achieving the government's goal of increasing the supply of new homes in the private rented sector.
But the report's recommendation has been slammed by some property professionals.
Affordable homes in Widnes
Planning officers have given Halton Housing Trust the green light to build 12 affordable homes in Widnes. The development will feature eight three-bedroom and four two-bedroom houses on a public car park on Lacey Street.
Affordable new homes in Bristol
Plans to build more than 100 new homes in Bristol, including a proportion of affordable homes, have been unveiled by Bristol City Council.
The Government's Affordable Homes Programme is likely to be delayed beyond its 2015 deadline according to an independent report by the National Audit Office (NAO). The £1.8bn programme is designed to deliver around 80,000 affordable homes.
The report found that more than half of the new homes planned under the scheme are not scheduled to be delivered until 2015, the final year of the scheme, increasing the chance that there could be delays to the whole scheme, the NAO said.
Housebuilder Bett Homes has unveiled a selection of new show homes across four of its north-east new-build developments. The developments, in Stanley, Easington Lane, Seaton Delaval and Birtley, offer a range of three- and four-bedroom homes and something to please those looking for new homes in Newcastle and the surrounding area.
Bett Homes has an impressive portfolio of new homes in Tyneside and Durham for house hunters in the North East. The region is currently enjoying an expansion in several new sectors, including tourism, science, and high-tech companies, helping to fuel the local economy and encourage local development - especially around Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Gateshead.