BELLE VUE PLANNING PERMISSION TO BENEFIT LOCAL COMMUNITY
NEWS RELEASE: ISSUED ON BEHALF OF HOUSING HARTLEPOOL
Sarah Fawcett, Housing Hartlepool’s Head of Property and Development, said: “This £12.5 million scheme will uplift the area, help to restore market confidence and ensure long-term sustainability.
“There will also be employment potential with the developers required to use some local labour and provide training opportunities, as well as local supply chain benefits.
“It has involved Housing Hartlepool, residents, Hartlepool Borough Council and New Deal for Communities working in partnership to create a blueprint for the area to create an attractive, high quality environment for people to live in.
“The 97 properties, which will be built to a high standard and be economical to run, will be a mixture of 2, 3 and 4 bedroomed houses and 2 bedroomed bungalows. They will be of mixed tenure including to rent, on a shared equity basis and for sale.”
CONTACT: Helen Logan on 01325 363436
Notes to editors: Housing Hartlepool is the largest housing association in Hartlepool.
It was set up in March 2004 to take over the ownership and management of the Council's rented housing stock following a positive ballot by tenants. It is a not for profit charitable organisation.
Housing Hartlepool is run by a voluntary board that consists of four tenant members, four council nominees and four independent people.
The company manages 7,000 properties throughout the Hartlepool area and surrounding villages. These range from five-bedroom family houses to flats for single people. In addition there is a wide range of bungalows and sheltered housing complexes for the elderly.
In addition to its core landlord role Housing Hartlepool is also the main housing regeneration agent in the town and is developing much needed affordable homes in the area.
For more information, go to: www.housinghartlepool.org.uk