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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.

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

Photo By Steve Sarre 19-09-14The Bridge St SampsonsLeale's Yard site

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.

Delight that tower block will be used

THE Guernsey Housing Association plans to create 40 new flats as part of a £5m. refurbishment of the island’s only tower block – Cour du Parc.

Cour du Parc to be handed over to GHA

Work should start late next summer on revamping Cour du Parc, Charroterie, St Peter Port, with a projected 12- to 18-month construction period

COUR du Parc, the island’s only tower block, will be refurbished and revamped in a deal that will see the States hand it over to the Guernsey Housing Association.