Derby development due to deliver in demand homes
Published by Max Salsbury for 24dash.com in Housing and also in Development, Local Government
A development in Osmaston, Derby will see 95 new homes built to meet the city's high housing demand.
Derby City Council, OSCAR (Osmaston Community Association of Residents) Derby Homes and Strata Housing will be involved with the project that will see 55 homes offered for sale and 40 for affordable rent.
There will be a mix of bungalows and one, two and three-bed houses.
The £7 million project, which will take 18 months to complete, has been supported by a £1m grant from the Homes and Communities Agency.
Councillor Baggy Shankar, cabinet member for housing and advice, said: “There has been a need for new housing in Osmaston for a number of years, and this exciting new housing development will help to meet the high demand for housing in this area of the city. We have worked in Partnership with OSCAR supporting them where necessary for this property scheme and I am sure it will be very popular with local residents. I am also delighted that some cast iron properties will benefit from modernisation in this area and will improve the quality of life to those residents.”
Anthony Slater, OSCAR supporting officer, said: “Everyone in the area is looked forward to this exciting new housing development that will benefit families living in or around Osmaston. There has always been a need for more housing in this area and this new housing scheme will help to meet this demand.”