More than 130 new affordable homes have been created in Denbighshire during the last year.
A total of 139
affordable homes were created between April 2019 and March 2020 and included
104 new builds as well as an additional 28 leased homes for people affected by
homelessness and supported units for tenants affected with learning
housing is provided for local people to meet the needs of those who cannot
afford open market housing to buy or rent
The homes have
been built by private developers and registered social landlords (RSLs)
including Cartrefi Conwy, Grŵp Cynefin, Clwyd Alyn and Wales & West and are
spread across the county with properties in Rhyl, Llanbedr DC, Denbigh,
Rhuddlan, Prestatyn, Cynwyd, Henllan, Corwen, Prestatyn, Dyserth and Ruthin.
works with RSLs and private developers to ensure sites chosen will meet the
open market and affordable housing needs of residents as well as managing the
Social Housing Grant provided by Welsh Government to enable affordable house
building by RSLs.
Tony Thomas, the council’s Lead Member for Housing and Communities, said:
“Ensuring there is enough housing to meet the needs of Denbighshire residents
is a priority for the Council.
set a target of ensuring 260 affordable homes were built in the county between
2017 and 2022 and so far 210 have been created.
is pleased to be working in partnership with private developers and RSLs to
ensure the number of affordable properties in the county is increasing.”
* Information on
affordable housing options and availability can be found on the Tai Teg website
www.taiteg.org.uk or contact 03456 015 605.