Archive by category Housing

New council homes in Bestwood set for approval by Nottingham City Council

New council homes in Bestwood set for approval by Nottingham City Council

New council homes could take a step closer next week when plans go before Nottingham City Council’s Executive Board for approval (Tuesday 21 July). If approved, new council homes will be developed on a former school playing field off Beckhampton Road in Bestwood and a large amount of open space will be retained for the […]

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Student accommodation developers to contribute towards more affordable housing in Nottingham, under council proposals

Student accommodation developers to contribute towards more affordable housing in Nottingham, under council proposals

Developers of new student accommodation in Nottingham will have to pay a contribution towards new affordable housing in the city, under new proposals by the City Council. The council is receiving unprecedented numbers of planning applications to build Purpose Built Student Accommodation (PBSA), as student numbers continue to rise in the city – with more […]

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Supporting rough sleepers through the coronavirus pandemic

Supporting rough sleepers through the coronavirus pandemic

City Council staff, partner agencies and the voluntary sector have been praised for “moving heaven and earth” to ensure rough sleepers are accommodated during the Covid-19 lockdown. The Government issued guidance to councils in March to make arrangements for rough sleepers – extremely vulnerable to Covid-19 due to often having underlying health issues – to […]

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New family homes completed, with a special nod to 100 years of council housing

New family homes completed, with a special nod to 100 years of council housing

Thirteen new council houses have been completed, as Bulwell families move into their new homes. Nottingham City Homes (NCH) and contractor Robert Woodhead Ltd developed the homes off of Aldgate Close in Bulwell, on behalf of Nottingham City Council. The new homes, which were built on the derelict site of a former care home, have […]

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Councillor praises emergency response to incident at city tower block

Councillor praises emergency response to incident at city tower block

A Nottingham City councillor has thanked emergency services for their reaction to an incident earlier today in Sneinton. Police were called to Manvers Court, in Manvers Street, this morning after reports of a suspicious package on the ground. The Nottingham City Homes-managed block was temporarily evacuated while a controlled explosion was carried out. The package […]

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Videos and presentations from the Landlord and Managing Agents Event

Below are videos and copies of the presentations from the Landlord and Managing Agents event – January 2020. Cllr Linda Wooding, Portfolio Holder for Housing, Planning and Heritage. Ambitions for the private rented sector. Selective Licensing Update – David Hobbs Click here for the full presentation document Update on Additional and Mandatory Licensing – Aran […]

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New council homes in Bestwood and Clifton take a step closer

New council homes in Bestwood and Clifton take a step closer

New council homes moved closer this week when plans were approved at Nottingham City Council’s Executive Board (Tuesday 18 February). The properties on the former Eastglade School site, in Bestwood, and a surplus garage site near Southchurch Court, in Clifton, will provide much-needed homes for people on the Council’s waiting list. A total of 106 […]

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Property owner fined for failing to licence homes

Property owner fined for failing to licence homes

A Nottingham Landlord has pleaded guilty to three offences of failure to licence under Selective Licensing scheme. Sakiib Khan (34) of The Meadows, Nottingham admitted the three offences under Section 95(1) of the Housing Act 2004 – Selective Licensing.   During sentencing on Wednesday 6 February, Nottingham Magistrates Court ordered Mr Khan, to pay a […]

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