Denaby’s first council homes in a decade

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DENABYwill have the first council homes built in Doncaster for a decade.

Families will soon be able to register their interest in living in the first phase of the development at Denaby Main, consisting of eight homes, early in January.

The homes are part of a £2.7 million development of 24 two, three and four-bedroom family properties at Hesley Court.

Of the eight homes initially on offer, there are two four-bedroom, three three-bedroom and three two-bedroom properties. The other 16 properties will be released in two further phases and will all be completed by March.

Hesley Court has been funded in partnership with Doncaster Council and the Homes and Communities Agency

All the properties will be managed and maintained by St Leger Homes and will be advertised through Doncaster Homechoice on the www.doncasterhomechoice.co.uk website. For more information on how to register, visit the website or call 01302 862862.

Coun Ray Mullis, cabinet member for housing, said: “These are the first council homes built in Doncaster for more than 20 years and families will be able to register their interest in living in them within the next couple of weeks. We are providing much needed affordable housing for families in the Doncaster area.”

n An independent study by the Audit Commission has highlighted big improvements in Doncaster Council’s strategic housing service.

The report found Doncaster Council is making good progress in increasing its ability to meet housing need locally and that all of the previous issues highlighted had been acted upon.