Shipping Containers as Affordable Housing
Last year, we wrote this article about shipping containers being used to house homeless people across the UK. Now, it seems the idea is...
Iceni Homes is pleased to announce that the recent bid for funding, submitted to the HCA on behalf of its partners, has been supported in full. The £3,630,000 of grant that has been secured will help to deliver 110 grant funded homes, along with a further 150 nil grant homes, helping to support the delivery of 260 new homes across East Anglia.
Iceni Homes Managing Director, Phil Murton, said “We are delighted that working with our partners at Colne, Suffolk, and Hundred Houses, with support from our local authority colleagues, and following on from the success of our 2015 – 18 funding programme bid, we have again secured grant investment from the HCA which will help support the delivery of new affordable housing. We look forward to continuing to work with all our partners in this new funding programme, further building upon this good news, securing more investment and building more homes.”
Funding available for the government’s shared ownership and affordable housing programme 2016 to 2021 has totalled £1.28 billion with £188,063,674 of funding requested for the East and South East, consisting of 5,853 grant funded homes and 3,302 nil grant homes. A full breakdown of the initial allocations by HCA operating areas can be found here. For a complete list of the providers receiving a share of the £1.28 billion funding, visit gov.uk.