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 new homes in Kent
Thousands of affordable homes will be developed at Kent Thameside in Ebbsfleet, housing minister Grant Shapps announced this week. The MP insists that the 1,000 acres of "abandoned chalk quarries" represents a great opportunity to build close to 23,000 new homes over the next 20 years, including plenty of much needed affordable homes. The first of these new homes are scheduled to be completed by the end of 2013.
Affordable homes in London
Genesis is offering a selection of spacious family-sized apartments at Glasshouse in Shadwell for sale which are available to buy on a shared ownership basis. Three-bedroom apartments start from £77,500 for a 25% share, based on a full market value of £310,000. Buyers can purchase between 25% and 75% and can increase their share at any time, all the way to 100% and outright ownership.
Affordable new homes in Somerset
Planning consent for the construction of eight affordable homes in Baltonsborough, Somerset, has been given the green light by planners. The Hastoe Housing Association's scheme, which will be built on land at Talbots Orchard in Ham Street, will feature four semi-detached three-bedroom houses plus a terrace of four two-bedroomed homes.
New affordable homes in Hertfordshire
Kier Property has been selected by the Health Campus Partnership to develop 650 new homes, 35% of which will be affordable housing, as part of a £240m mixed-use scheme at Watford Health Campus in Watford, Hertfordshire, which will also include 37,500sqft of office space.
Affordable homes in Northumberland
Well over 100 local residents attended a meeting at Longframlington Memorial Hall this week to discuss plans for new affordable housing in the village. Two Castles Housing Association wants to build 25 affordable homes, including a mix of two- and three-bedroom homes and bungalows, to help meet the shortage of low-cost properties in the area.