Funding for new homes in Lancashire
Published by lpriest for Progress Housing Group in Housing and also in Communities
Lancashire–based Progress Housing Group has secured over £1.2 million in funding from the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) to build 54 new affordable homes over the next two years.
The funding, which is part of the Government’s Affordable Homes Scheme, will be split across the Group’s subsidiaries, New Progress Housing Association, which will develop 39 new homes in Bamber Bridge and Skipton, and New Fylde Housing, which will develop 15 new homes across St Annes.
Both Housing Associations will be investing the money in a mixed development of one and two bedroom apartments and houses for affordable rent, as well as accommodation for vulnerable 16-25 year olds.
Eric Tamanis, Executive Director of Business Development and Property Services for Progress Housing Group, said: “We are delighted that this funding will give us the opportunity to deliver new affordable homes across the region that will meet the needs of local people.”
Progress Housing Group was created in 1994 and is made up of three subsidiaries, New Progress Housing Association, which owns 4,023 homes across South Ribble, New Fylde Housing, which owns 2,199 homes across theFyldeCoastand the Group’s supported housing provider, Progress Care Housing Association, which owns 4,128 homes across theUK.
Progress Housing Group provides housing and support that is tailored to meet the needs of its customers. This includes affordable housing and supported housing for those experiencing homelessness or escaping domestic abuse. The Group also supports older people and those with learning disabilities to live independently.