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Ninety-three homes for social rent and shared ownership in St Albans to become available shortlyNewly-built flats to be sold to Watford Community Housing – young people and key workers will have a chance to buy some as part of a shared ownership scheme.
Housing Strategy for St Albans District is published – key pledges include improving the energy efficiency of Council homes
A housing strategy for St Albans District – including commitments to improve energy efficiency and build more homes for social rent – has been published.
Winter Beds Project update
Rough sleepers are being offered emergency accommodation in St Albans District during the winter. A bed is available every night for all those who want one.
Council to join shared service to provide disability improvements to homes
St Albans City and District Council is to join the Hertfordshire Home Improvement Agency (HHIA) to deliver grant-funded disability aids and adaptations to householders.
Five pledges made in Housing Strategy for St Albans District
Five key commitments have been proposed for a new Housing Strategy for St Albans District.
Winter help for rough sleepers – beds provided for all those who wanted one
Rough sleepers were offered emergency accommodation in St Albans District during the cold winter months – with a bed available for all those who wanted one.
£1.48 million grant to improve energy efficiency of Council homes
A £1.48 million grant has been obtained to improve the energy efficiency of social rent houses in St Albans District.
Plans to cut emissions from Council homes
A strategy to ensure almost 5,000 social rent homes are made carbon neutral by 2030 has been produced.
Eco-friendly air source heat pumps fitted in new Council homes
Two new social-rent homes have been built with eco-friendly air source heat pumps to cut carbon emissions.
Beds available for all rough sleepers throughout winter
Extra COVID-secure accommodation is available for all rough sleepers in St Albans District during the cold winter months.
New homelessness strategy for St Albans District
A new homelessness strategy for St Albans District has been produced to further improve the support offered to people without a permanent home.
Harpenden Public Halls: redevelopment plans move forward
A planning application to create new homes and business space on the site of Harpenden Public Halls is to be submitted.
Landlords wanted to help Afghan refugees
Landlords in St Albans District who can provide accommodation for Afghan refugees are urged to come forward.
Council’s social housing work recognised in national awards
An ambitious £43 million project to modernise sheltered housing by St Albans City and District Council has achieved national recognition.
Major social housing project proceeds “at pace”
A building contractor is to be appointed for a new £5.1 million social-rent housing development in the Sopwell area of St Albans.
Eighteen more social-rent homes are created
Eighteen more homes for social rent have been created after another ageing sheltered housing block in St Albans was refurbished.