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Kettering Borough Council is reviewing its Housing Allocation Scheme

Published: Friday 28 July 2017
Kettering Borough Council is reviewing its Housing Allocation Scheme

Kettering Borough Council is proposing changes to its Housing Allocation Scheme.

The Housing Allocation Scheme is reviewed annually to ensure it remains fit for purpose and accurately reflects current housing need in the Borough, ensures best use of housing stock is realised and supports the Local Authority to continue to meet duties owed to homeless households.

We have launched a public consultation on the proposed changes to the Housing Allocation Scheme and we welcome your views. You can submit comments by email to ketteringkeyways@kettering.gov.uk or write to us at The Allocations Team, Kettering Borough Council, Municipal Offices, Bowling Green Road, Kettering, NN15 7QX. Please ensure all comments are received by 28th August 2017.

For summary of the proposed changes and a copy of the draft scheme click here to visit the Councils website.

 


New Kings Park, Corby Development - Coming Soon

Published: Thursday 16 February 2017
New Kings Park, Corby Development - Coming Soon

Coming soon to Corby is the new Kings Park development.  There will be a selection of 3-4 bedroom homes to purchase and 24 new 2 bedroom affordable homes which will be advertised through Keyways. 

Please visit the Keepmoat website for more information and a site plan.


Kettering Borough Council purchases 5 new build homes at Laburnum Crescent

Published: Thursday 16 February 2017
Kettering Borough Council purchases 5 new build homes at Laburnum Crescent

Kettering Borough Council has taken delivery of five brand new council homes. As part of a partnership between developer Westleigh, Waterloo Housing Group and Kettering Borough Council, the new development at Laburnum Crescent will ultimately consist of 72 new homes in total.

The Council has purchased the five new-build homes as part of its strategic approach to taking a direct role in increasing housing supply. This builds upon a number of property acquisitions already undertaken to add to the Council’s housing portfolio.

Funding for the Council’s element of the project has come from a combination of borrowing and utilisation of right-to-buy replacement receipts.

The five new homes have been assigned to local households through the Council’s housing allocation service, Keyways, with tenants signing up to their properties at the beginning of April.

The Council properties consist of a three-bedroom wheelchair adapted bungalow, a three-bedroom wheelchair adapted house and three one-bedroom bungalows. The homes are all linked to a 'Lifeline' personal alarm scheme, which is for tenants with poor mobility, serious health problems or those who feel vulnerable in their own homes.

John Conway, Head of Housing at Kettering Borough Council said: “We are proud that the first council houses to be built in this Borough for a generation will now provide high quality, affordable homes for some of the most vulnerable people in our local community.”