WDH to invest £3.5 million in homes outside of the district

Wakefield District Housing (WDH) has announced plans to invest £3.5 million into a new affordable scheme in North Yorkshire.

Wednesday, 16th June 2021, 9:15 am

In a rare move to invest outside of the district, the social housing company is to build in Hellifield, near Skipton.

The 23 modern, two and three-bedroom homes will be developed using £1,665,000 funding from the Homes England Wave 2 programme.

The development is only the second time WDH has built outside of Wakefield

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Andy Wallhead, chief executive of WDH, said: “This is a great opportunity for WDH to expand our horizons and create positive relationships with other local authorities while increasing our housing stock, providing much needed affordable homes outside the Wakefield area.”