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Can’t States afford to spend more at Maraitaine?

I LIVE within walking distance of the new Maraitaine and I notice that the States have purchased a field with the intention of building on it. Quite apart from the obvious – they can build on green land, but we can’t – they aren’t taking notice of the letter they’ve sent out, via the Guernsey Press, of clearing noxious weeds in the immediate area of the car park and through down the edge of the field bordering the road, of massive amounts of weeds. They’ve spent many millions on the new Maraitaine and then won’t spend anything on keeping it tidy.

Former bakery to be homes

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THE former Warry's Bakery is to make way for 20 partial ownership homes after a £2m. bid from the Guernsey Housing Association was accepted.

New housing rules will hurt weakened building industry

FURTHER to the Guernsey Housing Association article in the Guernsey Press (‘Landowners not taxpayers will help fund new homes’, 22 August) the Construction Industry Forum recently met and felt obliged to respond setting out the difficulties it sees with regard to GP11 and the Environment Department’s single-minded determination to drive through a policy purely aimed at affordable or social housing.

GHA moving quickly on seven sites

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SEVEN potential sites for new homes are under investigation by the Guernsey Housing Association, with hopes that planning applications could be submitted this autumn.

Developers say plan risks homes and jobs

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HOUSE building will grind to a halt, putting hundreds of jobs at risk, if the draft Island Development Plan is adopted, a host of leading developers, builders and architects have warned.

282 States houses have room spare

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ONE in six of Guernsey’s social housing properties is now under-occupied, new figures reveal, sparking fresh questions over the lack of new homes to ‘downsize’ into and the true extent of the housing crisis.

Leale’s Yard could be one answer to housing crisis

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HUNDREDS of new social housing units could be built on Leale’s Yard, as preliminary talks have been taking place between the Housing Department, Guernsey Housing Association and the Channel Islands Co-operative Society.

Smaller builds will be GHA's mainstay

Guernsey Housing Association has brought Henderson Green on board to provide performance specifications for Mechanical and Electrical services for the design of two prestigious new build projects at Le Grand Courtil in St Martin’s and La Nouvelle Maraitaine in Vale worth £35m.

SMALLER developments are likely to become a mainstay of social housing as land supply shrinks, according to the Guernsey Housing Association chief executive.