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South Brent set for affordable homes boost

Authored by News Desk

Plans to build 40 affordable homes in South Brent have been given the go-ahead.

The South West’s largest housing provider, LiveWest, have strengthened their partnership with leading partnerships business, Vistry Partnerships, to tackle the region’s housing shortage with this high-quality development which through working together will now all be delivered as affordable housing....

Shaun’s strengths recognised with the support of DCH

Authored by DCHnews

Young Plymouth man, Shaun Millington, has thanked DCH for supporting him when he needed it most by giving him a home to live in and mentoring him on essential independent living skills such as money management and cooking for himself.

Shaun, who has learning difficulties, started his journey with DCH in 2014 living in accommodation for young people at Plymouth Foyer and celebrated...

Work starts on Veterans’ Self-Build project in Plymouth

Authored by DCHnews

Planning permission was granted in April 2016 for the new development of 24 affordable homes on the site of the former St George’s Day Centre at George Place, Millbay. Interserve, the International Support Services and Construction Group, with a local office in Plymouth, have been appointed as main contractor and work is now underway. The affordable housing development will include 12 self-build...

DCH supports community volunteering and families in Plymouth

Authored by DCHnews

As part of its continued commitment to investing in its communities DCH has provided a £15,000 grant to the One Step Beyond CIC (OSB) Play Rangers Project in Barne Barton, Plymouth.

The funding will provide opportunities this summer for DCH customers in Barne Barton, Plymouth to get involved with volunteering in their community and for families to make the most of activity sessions...

Plymouth's first rent-to-buy homes completed

Authored by Rentplus

The country’s first rent-to-buy homes from Rentplus have been completed in Plymouth, as part of a drive towards developing new homes to help tackle the region’s housing shortage and provide much-needed housing for local families.

The properties are the first five of 19 affordable rent-to-buy homes being delivered by innovative new housing company Rentplus as part of a 139 home...

Rural estates hold the key to thousands of affordable homes, says RICS

Authored by Mary

Landowners behind England’s 5,000 largest rural estates should be called upon to release land for affordable housing, according to The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

The RICS Rural Policy Paper, published today, sets out a number of recommendations as to how central and local Government could better manage rural land and support countryside communities, including...

Much-needed affordable rural homes open in Steppes

Authored by Glen King

Raglan Housing celebrated the creation of much-needed affordable rural housing this month with the official opening of Nine Barrow View, a brand-new development of eight rental properties in Steppes, Langton Matravers, on the Isle of Purbeck. The smart new homes - which are close to the popular seaside town of Swanage and exclusively for local people – built by C G Fry & Son were opened by...

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