Hastoe officially opens a new affordable housing development in Horam

08/07/2014
Hastoe has officially opened a new housing development of nine affordable homes for local people in Horam.
Horam opening
The tenure mix is 2 one-bed flats, 2 two-bed houses and 2 three-bed houses for rent and there are 3 two-bed houses for shared ownership.
As a rural exception site development, priority for the affordable houses is for local people now and in the future.

Hastoe began working with Great & Little Kimble cum Marsh Parish Council back in 2009 to provide much-needed affordable housing in the parish. The homes were built on land made available by Mr Chapman and Mr Bradshaw.

The development has achieved Code for Sustainable Homes Level 4. Features include: PV panels, improved insulation and air tightness, water saving taps and shower fittings, low energy lighting, recycling facilities, bicycle storage and water butts.

Housing Association:              Hastoe
Parish Council:                       Great & Little Kimble cum Marsh Parish Council
Rural Housing Enabler:          Community Impact Bucks
Local authority:                       Wycombe District Council
Architect:                                 HFP Architects
Contractor:                              VE Parrott (Oakley) Ltd
Employer’s Agent:                   Sweett Group

With support from the Homes and Communities Agency and Wycombe District Council the homes were completed in December 2013.

Kevin Hartnett, Business Development Director, at Hastoe, said: “We are pleased to be delivering these much-needed affordable homes for the local people in Horam, where local private rents and home ownership can be out of reach for some families. At Hastoe, we deliver homes that people can afford, we invest in people and communities and we are in it for the long-term.”

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