Category Archives: Housing

More than £500,000 to be spent on target homes across Calderdale  More than 100 households across Calderdale will save money on their energy bills thanks to an investment into energy efficiency measures for expensive to insulate homes.  Funding is being made available by the West Yorkshire Combined Authority that will mean 115 properties will have… read more … about More than 100 homes to benefit from better insulation thanks to new funding>>

Cllr Daniel Sutherland

The Beech Hill area of Halifax is set to benefit from an investment of over £300k, after Calderdale Council and Together Housing submitted a successful bid to the government’s Estate Regeneration Fund. The Beech Hill area is conveniently located just minutes from Halifax town centre with Beech Hill Primary School, which is rated as Outstanding… read more … about Investment boost for Beech Hill>>

Cllr Daniel Sutherland

Yesterday’s West Yorkshire Combined Authority meeting welcomed an upturn in the construction of new housing across the City Region. Combined Authority members heard that the Leeds City Region’s districts have delivered over 10,000 additional new homes in 2015/16 and that the number of planning permissions for housing has increased significantly from 7,600 in 2012/13 to… read more … about Upturn in Leeds City Region house building welcomed by Combined Authority alongside moves to adopt a comprehensive low emission strategy across the region>>

Cllr Tim Swift

First-time buyers in Calderdale are invited to an open day on Saturday 25 February to find out about affordable ways to get on the property ladder. The focus of the session is on ‘shared ownership’ – an increasingly popular stepping stone to owning your own home outright. Calderdale Council is working with local housing providers… read more … about Affordable homes for first-time buyers>>

Cllr Daniel Sutherland

The Leader of Calderdale Council has welcomed the announcement of an additional £67.5m investment in Leeds City Region.  In the third round of Growth Deal funding, a package of investment was announced to boost growth and jobs in the Leeds City Region.  In Calderdale, this investment will cover:  Flood resilience packages – to further improve… read more … about Council Leader welcomes Growth Deal funding>>

Cllr Swift

Calderdale councillors will discuss plans to extend a mortgage support scheme to help address the financial issues facing some older residents in Calderdale. At the meeting of Calderdale Council’s Cabinet on Monday 30 January, members will look at plans to extend the existing Breathing Space loan scheme. The scheme was originally set up in 2009… read more … about Giving residents Breathing Space>>

Cllr Daniel Sutherland

Calderdale Council is looking for people whose homes flooded in December 2015 to come forward to apply for extra grants for flood protection work, and to be involved in promoting this work to other residents. Four homeowners from across Calderdale will be able to benefit from the £5000 Repair and Renewal grant, the £1000 Community… read more … about Opportunities for better flood protection at home>>

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Calderdale Council is developing a strategic vision for Brighouse and Rastrick, as work continues on the development of the Local Plan. The Council is now gathering evidence, which will be submitted with the Local Plan, on areas of Calderdale which are suitable for sustainable development.   The ‘Vision for South East Calderdale’ identifies potential sites for… read more … about Vision to boost growth in Brighouse>>

Cllr Daniel Sutherland

This Flood Awareness Fortnight, Calderdale residents are being reminded that there’s still time to apply for flood resilience grants to pay for alterations to protect their property from flooding in future.  The floods in December 2015 affected over 2000 residential properties and over 1000 businesses in Calderdale. Since then, the Council has been working with… read more … about Flood grants help Calderdale resident repair and prepare>>

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