The scheme includes four one-bed and 26 two-bed homes
“We know how much local people struggle to afford housing in Fulham. And many are worried about being priced out of the area, so we’re doing everything possible to increase the supply of genuinely affordable homes,” said Cllr Lisa Homan, H&F Council’s Cabinet Member for Housing - writes lbhf.gov.uk.
“That’s why we’ve released this council-owned land for Fulham residents who need a home.”
Eighteen homes will be available at genuinely affordable rent for those on the council’s housing waiting list, with the remaining 12 homes earmarked for first-time buyers to purchase on a shared ownership basis. As the council has provided the land, the rents will be reduced to about £150 per week – compared to a market rent of around £450.
The scheme includes four one-bed and 26 two-bed homes, with three of the two-bed flats adapted for wheelchair users.
“We’ve been providing affordable homes in the borough since 1968 and the best start to our 50th anniversary year is to be building 30 more homes for local people,” said Matt Campion, Chief Executive of Shepherds Bush Housing Group.
“These homes add to 14 new homes and a community centre that we plan to build at Emlyn Gardens and we are actively looking for other sites through our partnership with H&F Council,” he added.