Denbighshire County Council has been recognised as the top performing North Wales authority for affordable housing for 2019-2020.
released this month by the Welsh Government on affordable housing provision
between April 2019 to March 2020 placed Denbighshire at the top for affordable
housing provision in North Wales and 11th nationally in Wales.
has pledged in the Denbighshire Corporate Plan to support the development of
1000 new homes in Denbighshire between 2017 and 2022, with 260 of those
designated as affordable homes and 170 as council houses.
and 2020 a total of 119 affordable homes were delivered in Denbighshire.
also delivered 33 local authority owned social rented homes.
also came out top in North Wales for the key indicator of affordable housing
delivered per 10,000 households and sixth overall in Wales.
the council’s Head of Planning, Public Protection and Countryside Planning, said: “Housing is a priority in our Corporate Plan, we recognised there is an
important need to make sure housing is available to suit the needs of
working hard with developers and in partnership with registered social
landlords to continually deliver on our promise to provide a wide range of
accommodation for our residents, of which affordable housing is an integral
more affordable homes in our communities is part of our ongoing work to ensure
we can retain more young people in Denbighshire.”
Denbighshire says it is on course to deliver a minimum of 70 more affordable homes in 2020-21.
developments across the county involving the council include:
Awel Y Dyffryn Extra Care facility in Denbigh developed by Grŵp Cynefin
providing 74 dwellings for vulnerable and older people, due to be completed
Adra Affordable development site in Meliden providing 44 homes of mixed tenure
due to be completed December 2021
Cartrefi Conwy development site in Rhyl providing 18 social housing apartments
due to be completed January 2022
Clwyd Alyn development site in Ruthin providing 63 affordable homes of mixed
tenure due to be completed May 2023
Denbighshire are developing sites at Caradoc Road in Prestatyn and Tan Y Sgybor
in Denbigh which will bring forward 26 social rent homes in 2022.