Category: Housing

Winchester council to double new affordable homes

Chesil Lodge construction February 2017

Winchester City Council say their “ambitious” plan to double the number of homes it is building in the next three years has received a welcome boost from the latest government announcements. The Government White Paper includes plans to support a major increase in building affordable homes. The city council have already secured grant towards its…

Radian welcomes housing white paper

Lindsey Todd

Lindsay Todd, Chief Executive of Radian Group, one of the south’s largest housing providers based in Eastleigh, on today’s housing white paper. It welcomed the new shift in policy towards the expanding rental market, the introduction of measures to manage ambitious housebuilding targets and transparency of land ownership, and the part Radian aims to play…

Council acts to protect tenants

The Council has successfully prosecuted a landlord for not complying with housing laws designed to protect tenants under the Housing Act 2004. Harvinder Balli of Handsworth, Birmingham owns a property in Haddon Drive, Eastleigh which he rented to tenants. In January 2013 the Council’s Environmental Health team were contacted with regard to the lack of…

Eighty new houses on way for Netley

Some of the land that is allocated for development in Eastleigh’s new local plan took another step closer to the bulldozer this evening, as the Bursledon, Hamble-Le-Rice and Hound Local Area Committee approved (subject to various conditions) the outline planning applications for two significant developments on land that was formerly part of a ‘strategic gap’…