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.
Affordable new homes in Birmingham
Shadow housing minister Jack Dromey has voiced his support for a pledge by the Labour party in its local election manifesto to build up to 70,000 affordable homes across Birmingham by 2026.
Affordable homes in Gloucestershire
Planning permission has been awarded for 15 affordable homes to be developed on a greenfield site in the Forest of Dean village of Staunton in Gloucestershire. Developers will build seven two-bedroom, five three-bedroom and one four-bedroom houses, along with two one-bedroom flats.
New affordable homes in Bolton
Symphony Housing Group will complete a mothballed scheme on Telford Street in Horwich which had been started by another developer, after Bolton Council gave the scheme the go-ahead. The development will feature 16 affordable homes.
Affordable new homes in Suffolk
Findings from a survey by the National Housing Federation reveal that there has been a significant rise in the number of people waiting for social housing in Suffolk, led by Suffolk Coastal where there was a 53% rise from 1,057 in 2010 to 1,613 in 2011, reinforcing the need for more affordable homes in the region.
Affordable new homes in Rutland
Developers Hawksmead and Bellway Homes will build 31 affordable homes in Oakham, Rutland, as part of the second phase of the Oakham Heights development. The affordable homes will be 55% rented and 45% shared ownership.