New Wortley Community Housing

HOME 5 Case Study 5 New Wortley Community Housing
People-powered regeneration to deliver genuinely affordable homes

Organisation type

Community Housing

Location

New Wortley, Leeds

Award date

June 2017

Key objectives & Outcomes

Grant purpose

To deliver affordable, low-cost, sustainable homes to rent in one of the most deprived areas of Leeds

Genuinely affordable housing

The housing development aims to provide genuinely affordable rented homes to the community – approximately £460 per month for a 3-bedroom property

Accountable to the local community

Consultation with members of the community - both young and old - were run in community centres, GP surgeries and schools covering a range of topics (e.g. build materials, landscaping, size of properties etc.)