Chevin HA to begin Leeds development
Published by Jason Kayley for Together Housing Group in Housing
Work has begun to build 21 new homes in the St Hilda’s Area of Cross Green
Chevin Housing Association Ltd, a member of the Together Housing Group working in partnership with Leeds City Council, is aiming to have the new affordable housing development to help ease the housing shortage in the city.
The development will be made up of 13 two bedroom and eight three bedroom houses which, and built to Code for Sustainable Homes Level 3.
Chevin Housing Association and Leeds City Council have worked closely with local residents and ward members to ensure that a section of the new site will be kept as community open space.
Chevin Housing Association Managing Director Amanda Garrard said: “We’re delighted to have begun work on such a fantastic development.
“The Together Housing Group is building new properties all over the north of England as part of our development programme and this is another example of our commitment to provide energy efficient, affordable housing.”
Councillor Richard Lewis, Leeds City Council executive board member for development and the economy said: “Any new housing in Leeds is welcome, and it is great to see Chevin HA working closely with the local community to ensure benefits to the area is maintained.
“The new homes will continue to support the council in achieving its aim of increasing the number of affordable homes for the city in addition to providing regeneration benefits for the local community.”