New Build Affordable Homes

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As part our business objective we are committed to building new affordable homes;

Phase 4 New Homes 

Speller Metcalfe have built 2 x 1 bedroomed affordable rent bungalows in Brynmelyn, Llynclys. These homes were completed in August 2018.

Harper Group have completed the following homes; College Road, Oswestry (4 x 1 bed affordable rent flats) and Gower Place, Oswestry (3 x 2 bed shared ownership bungalows). These were completed in December 2017. They are continuing to build 4 x 2 bed shared ownership houses in Fernhill Lane, Gobowen  which should be ready February 2018. 

In addition to the above, work started in July 2017 at Ash Grove, Albrighton (3 x 2 bed shared ownership houses) and Pitchford Road, Albrighton 2 x 2 bed affordable rent bungalows). These new homes will be complete in Spring 2018.

Phase 3 New Homes Programme

Our Phase 3 new build homes programme was started by Harper Group in December 2016 and completed in Autumn 2017. This phase encompasses a site of 3 affordable rent, 2 bed houses in Church Road, Alveley and 2 affordable rent, 2 bed bungalows in Drayton Road, Shifnal. These sites are part-funded by the Homes and Communities Agency and Section 106 funds.

Phase 2 New Homes Programme

Our Phase 2 new build homes programme is now complete and our sites at Unicorn Road (4 x 2 bed bungalows), Maple Avenue (4 x 1 bed flats), Wat’s Drive, Oswestry (2 x 2 bed houses) and Mount Bradford Lane, St Martins (2 x 2 bed bungalows) are now occupied. Construction has been part funded by a mix of Homes and Communities Agency grants, market sale and shared ownership sales.

Our St Peter's View, Rhea Hall, Highley development was completed in January 2017. This development consists of 17 x 1, 2 & 3 bed bungalows and is a mixture of affordable rent, shared ownership and open market sale.

Phase 1 New Homes Programme

We have now successfully completed our Phase 1 new homes programme, and have built 68 new homes in the County. This programme included a mixture of affordable rent and shared ownership homes and was part-funded through a partnership with the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) and Section 106 funds.

Work to start on former Baptist Chapel in Shifnal

We are pleased to announce that our appointed builder, J. Harper & Sons Ltd, is due to start construction work on the site of the former Baptist Chapel in Shifnal next week (Monday 23rd April 2018).

Rents Team in Training - Wednesday 11th April

Our rents staff are all in training on Wednesday 11th April. If you wish to make a rent payment please call 0345 678 9009

Garden Competition 2018

We are launching our Garden Competition for 2018 - to enter simply complete this form

A change to our grounds maintenance contract

From 1 April 2018, we are changing who we contract to undertake grounds maintenance on our behalf.

Rent-free fortnight – March 2018

It’s rent-free fortnight from 19 March 2018. As long as you are up to date with your rent payments, you won’t have to pay during these weeks.

Events

Next Board meeting Tuesday 24th April 2018

The next meeting of the STAR Housing Board is on Tuesday 24th April 2018

Next Development Subcommittee meeting Tuesday 8th May 2018

The next meeting of the Development Subcommittee is on Tuesday 8th May 2018

Next Finance, Audit & Risk Subcommittee Meeting 23rd April 2018

The next meeting of the Finance, Audit &Risk Subcommittee meeting is on Monday 23rd April