Tent1 Affordable Housing July 2017 update

24/07/2017
Tenterden News

Tent1 Affordable Housing (Help to Buy & Social Housing)
Two housebuilders: Taylor Wimpey and Dandara

As well as regular homes for sale on Tent1 there will be a number of homes for rent & shared ownership in partnership with Ashford Borough Council. Taylor Wimpey are building 39 affordable homes (17 for rental and 22 for shared ownership). Dandara are at present working on 24 of the 25 affordable homes in Phase A.

 

Tent1 Housing Tenterden
Three Fields, Taylor Wimpey

Tent1 Housing Tenterden
Church View, Dandara

 
Shared Ownership
Find out if you are eligible for Shared Ownership (used to be called Part Buy Part Rent)
START HERE
Are you eligible for Shared Ownership
https://www.helptobuyese.org.uk/help-to-buy
Next Step:  Register here
https://www.helptobuyese.org.uk/apply-online
Next Step: Search for a property
https://www.helptobuyese.org.uk/property-search
Please note as at July 2017 the homes on Tent1 have not been released yet so are not available via searches, but please register now
 

Social Housing
If you live or work within the borough and you have a housing need that you cannot meet from your own resources or if your current home does not meet your housing requirements then you may apply to join Ashford Borough Council’s housing register. People who are already adequately housed will not be offered a property. To apply for social rented housing in Tent1 you must first be accepted onto the housing register, please see the Kent Homechoice website http://www.kenthomechoice.org.uk
START HERE
Pre-Assessment questionnaire
Find out if you qualify to join the housing register https://www.kenthomechoice.org.uk/assess  
Next Step: If you qualify fill in the Application Form for Social Housing
https://www.kenthomechoice.org.uk/onlineform/FormPage.aspx
Next Step: Search for a property
http://www.kenthomechoice.org.uk/choice/PdfFiles/KentPublicFreesheet_ABC.pdf
Please note as at July 2017 the homes on Tent1 have not been released yet so are not available via searches, but please register now

Further help
Housing Lettings Policy
http://www.ashford.gov.uk/download.cfm?doc=docm93jijm4n8535.pdf&ver=13075
Ashford Borough Council 
Tel: 01233 330688 
Email: housing@ashford.gov.uk

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