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Brighton Journal | 16th February 2020

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#affordablehousing Archives - Brighton Journal

Hove Residents Unite to Oppose Eight Storey Block of Flats

31st May 2018 |

Hove residents have come together to demonstrate their outrage at proposed plans to demolish current buildings to make way for a eight storey block of flats.

The original planning application was first submitted in late March, and outlines the developers … Read More

Brighton Hospital Set to be Redeveloped as ‘Health Hub’

14th May 2018 |

Last week, Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust unveiled plans to redevelop Brighton General Hospital site into a purpose built ‘Health Hub’, which will serve Brighton and it’s surrounding areas, with the aim of providing ‘modern, sustainable facilities for community health … Read More

Brighton & Hove’s Biggest New Council Housing Development In Years Completed

15th January 2018 |

The first tenants will soon be moving into brand new homes in Whitehawk, following completion of the biggest new council housing development in the city in recent years.

Fifty-seven new homes have been built at Kite Place consisting of 10 one-bedroom, … Read More

Property Developers Might Have to Disclose Finances Where Affordable Housing Targets are Missed

8th January 2018 |

Property developers could be made to publicly disclose detailed financial information in cases where they say they cannot meet affordable housing targets set out in Brighton & Hove’s City Plan.

At present the city council requires developments of over five … Read More

Council Lists 180 Brownfield Sites with Homes Potential

4th January 2018 |

About 180 brownfield sites have been identified as having potential to provide space for many of the homes Brighton & Hove needs in future.

They are contained in the city council’s new Brownfield Land Register (BLR). If all were developed they could … Read More

Partnership to Build 1000 Affordable Homes Signed

20th December 2017 |

The Living Wage Joint Venture partnership between Brighton & Hove City and Hyde Housing to deliver 1000 affordable homes for the city has now been signed.

The unique partnership is aimed directly at local people who cannot afford market rents … Read More

Council Taken to Task Over Failure to Honour Affordable Housing Pledges

15th December 2017 |

On Thursday 14th December, a group of political activists presented their petition “Where’s the 40%? We call upon Brighton & Hove City Council to meet their own affordable housing targets and make developers provide 40% affordable homes on sites of 15+ … Read More

New Homes for Neighbourhoods: Council House Building Project

19th October 2017 |

Brighton & Hove City Council’s New Homes for Neighbourhoods programme is building much needed new council homes on council owned land.

Working with local resident associations, ward councillors, council staff and partners, the council aims to improve council estates and neighbourhoods, … Read More

Green Light Given to New Moulsecoomb Campus Project which Promises £500m to Local Economy, 1,000 New Jobs, and 74 New Affordable Homes

28th September 2017 |

The University of Brighton are investing in the future through a construction project aimed at making the university an even better place to work and learn.

Their ambitious plans include the transformation of the Moulsecoomb campus, providing a new academic building, 1,338 student bedrooms … Read More

Low Cost Affordable Housing Coming to Brighton

25th September 2017 |

Those of you who live and work in Brighton will be well aware of the incessant and incremental increases in the cost of living in the city with rents spiralling upwards and with property prices moving ever upwards, out of the … Read More