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282 States houses have room spare

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.

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.

Extra-care housing project clears its final hurdle

Guernsey Housing Association's Steve Williams

WORK can finally get under way on the redevelopment of Longue Rue House and Maison Maritaine residential homes, after Housing and Health and Social Services gave final approval to the Guernsey Housing Association for the project.

First social housing in rural area ready in year

An artist’s impression of the bird’s-eye view of the island’s first social housing project to be built in the rural area, close to the States estate at Rue Jehannet, St Martin’s.

BUILDING 24 new social housing apartments in St Martin’s will allow older people who are currently taking up family-sized States houses to move to more suitable accommodation, the Guernsey Housing Association chief executive has said.

Vinery homes to be ready by 2013

Steve Williams

APARTMENTS to complete the social housing development at Rue Jehannet should be built by January 2013, the chief executive of the Guernsey Housing Association has said.