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Former soldier living under canvas in cemetery is given accommodation in Canterbury

Contributed by editor on Jan 30, 2018 - 04:50 PM


A former soldier who was sleeping rough in a tent in a Canterbury cemetery has moved into a shared house in less than eight hours with the help of city council officers.

The Village Centre of 1100 home Finberry development in Ashford launched

Contributed by editor on Jan 11, 2018 - 10:45 AM


Crest Nicholson has announced the launch of The Village Centre, the fourth phase at its Finberry development in Ashford, Kent.

Kent Property expert says Shelter report will help usher in improvements to housing law after Grenfell Tower tragedy

Contributed by editor on Jan 09, 2018 - 03:35 PM


A legal review of the current housing law, carried out following the Grenfell Tower tragedy which killed 71 people last June, has called for sweeping changes to improve safety standards and protect tenants.

Dover MP slams 'greenies and grumblers' determined to do all they can to stop much needed local homes being built

Contributed by editor on Dec 15, 2017 - 03:10 PM



Dover and Deal MP Charlie Elphicke has slammed 'greenies and grumblers' who stopped hundreds of new homes being built on brownfield land at Farthingloe.


More money offered to bring empty properties back into use in Dover

Contributed by editor on Dec 14, 2017 - 10:15 AM



A funding boost from Dover District Council means that increased loans are available to transform empty properties into homes in the area, topping up loans available from Kent County Council’s No Use Empty Scheme from £25k to £40k per home.


New rural homes in Ashford village are making a difference

Contributed by editor on Nov 11, 2017 - 01:00 PM


English Rural’s new development of eight affordable homes at Quarry View, Mersham, Kent were officially opened on Wednesday 18th October 2017 by The Right Reverend the Bishop of Dover (photo above).


Seven out of the 35 new homes being built by council in Folkestone reserved for new home buyers

Contributed by editor on Oct 18, 2017 - 09:30 AM


Seven of the 35 new homes being built by the council off Military Road, Sandgate, Folkestone will be reserved to help new home buyers take their first step on to the property ladder says Shepway District Council


More new council homes for Folkestone

Contributed by editor on Aug 03, 2017 - 09:25 AM


Work starts this month on the latest council homes to be built in the Shepway district.


Kent law firm partner backs government proposal to ban selling of new build homes leasehold rather than freehold

Contributed by editor on Jul 25, 2017 - 08:15 PM


Property specialist Liz Brady, a Partner at leading Kent law firm Furley Page, is welcoming the government’s move to ban the practice of selling new build homes leasehold rather than freehold.

Ashford Borough Council praised over affordable housing

Contributed by editor on Jul 20, 2017 - 02:00 PM


At a time when the lack of affordable housing across the country is a hot topic, Ashford Borough Council has approved the provision of a further 190 homes through its Housing Revenue Account between 2018 and 2024.

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