Council using £700,000 New Homes Bonus cash to build 17 new homes

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Published by Max Salsbury for 24dash.com in Housing and also in Development, Finance, Local Government

Islington Council is using £700,000 of its New Homes Bonus to unlock a 17-home scheme. The scheme - to be developed by Islington and Shoreditch Housing Association (ISHA) - will deliver four one-bedroom flats, two two-bedroom flats, one three-bedroom flat and four four-bedroom flats, all for social rent. The remaining six units will be for shared ownership. Islington faces a serious shortage of affordable housing, with many families living in overcrowded or inappropriate accommodation. ...

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