Work ends on new council houses
will help those in desperate need of affordable housing in York and we looking forward to welcoming the first tenants moving in soon. Fifty five of the planned 70 homes have already been completed, in Hewley Avenue, Le Tour Way off Beckfield Lane and Lindsey Avenue in Holgate.
Another eight apartments at Fenwick Street near Rowntree Park should be finished in March.
The Pottery Lane houses have been built by ESH Property Services to high energy efficiency levels Code for Sustainable Homes Level 4 and to Lifetime Homes standards to ensure they can be easily modified as tenants needs change.
are lovely houses, and I think if anyone is offered them they should be delighted ## ## . However, she said it was disappointing not to see more affordable homes being built across the city.
houses were commissioned when we had a Labour council, and no new ones have been commissioned since we had a Lib Dem and Conservative coalition.
we are very pleased these ones have been built to such a high standard. As well as the 70 council houses either built or underway, the council has got government money to help build another 65 shared ownership homes.