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Affordable housing plan for Darfield

Monday April 18 2016


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MORE affordable housing could be coming to Darfield.

An application for 30 affordable houses, to be built as part of the Together Housing Group off Havelock Street, adjacent to Snape Hill Road, has been made to Barnsley Council by D J Atkinson Construction Ltd.

A planning application for 32 homes was approved in 2012, but it expired in May last year.

The site was originally used for housing until it was demolished in the 1970s, and is currently unused. 

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Reply Posted by Alan on Thursday April 21 2016 at 12:10
How much are these SO CALLED affordable houses.????? Terrible Tory name for something out of reach of many hard working people... wait for the extermination camp for those that cant afford ...affordable homes.. The Tory mantra of Its peoples worth that is important...so all of us disabled will be first in line....scary future with this evil lot..

Reply Posted by lee on Friday April 22 2016 at 15:59
affordable homes is based on a rental monthly amount. Not actually the purchase price. Easy to get round this way. Utter crap. rent em out at 400 a month for a year then kick folk out and sell em at the totally unaffordable price.

Reply Posted by Steven James on Friday April 22 2016 at 17:00
I had had this convo before but, when is a house affordable?
The large majority of so called "affordable houses" start at £100K, which is hardly, erm affordable innit?
That's the scam with the developers too when the BMBC clowns allow them to build on green belt land, oh we (BMBC) DEMAND that a miniscule percentage of the houses in your 320 house project MUST BE AFFORDABLE.
So lets do the maths shall we...
320 houses at Full price Minus 32 "affordable" = 288
288 houses X £150,000 - £250,000 = Shed loads of money for the developer.
It DOESNT cost £100,000 to build a house.
THIS IS THE BIGGEST SCAM OF THE LOT!



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