An Isle of Wight Council initiative to help residents get a foot onto the property ladder is set to get the go-ahead. A delegated decision report published today recommends the council establishes a £1m First Time Buyer Fund .
A major new housing policy that could end the lifetime entitlement to social housing is being proposed, alongside a plan to give extra priority to residents who make a contribution to society.
The Isle of Wight Council is set to establish a £1 million First Time Buyer Fund to help Island residents take their first step onto the property ladder and provide a much-needed boost to the local housing economy.
Imagine holding the keys to a new home that is completely paid for with no stamp duty or legal costs and belongs to you. Would you live in it, sell it or rent it out and enjoy the monthly income?
Spectrum Housing residents on the Isle of Wight recently celebrated their success in achieving the Chartered Institute of Housing qualifications through the Active Learning for Residents Programme.
Housing associations in the South East have already arranged dozens of events for Supported Housing Month from 1st-30th November 2011.
Civic dignitaries were given an early preview of the new David Wilson Homes at East Cowes. The five star housebuilder says interest is high in this development which is being built in partnership between David Wilson Homes, the Homes and Communities Agency and SEEDA.
Barratt Homes, will be auctioning and raffling off soft furnishings from their show homes in East Cowes at a fun filled event to aid the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance.