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Keelman Homes set to revive more empty homes

by The Keelman Homes Team & filed under Empty Homes Programme

A programme to bring 40 empty homes back into use has been so successful that a bid to bring back a further 40 has been given the green light. In April 2015 local housing association Keelman Homes successfully applied to the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) for the Empty Homes Grant 2015-18, for funding to… Read the full article →

Keelman Homes makes milestone purchase

by The Keelman Homes Team & filed under Empty Homes Programme

Social housing provider Keelman Homes has purchased its first non-ex-local-authority property through its 2015-2018 Empty Homes Programme. The one-bedroom new-build property is situated on Whitewell Road on the former Bleach Green Estate in Blaydon. 31 Whitewell Road is now ready to let and will be advertised in late January. The property has an allocated parking… Read the full article →

Keelman Homes secures additional Empty Homes Grant

by The Keelman Homes Team & filed under Empty Homes Programme

Keelman Homes has secured an additional Empty Homes Grant from the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA). The additional £400,000 has enabled the Keelman Homes Empty Homes Purchase and Repair Programme 2015-18 to double the number of empty homes which will be brought back into use in Gateshead. The original programme included 20 units after initially… Read the full article →

Older homes brought back into use

by The Keelman Homes Team & filed under Empty Homes Programme

In addition to building new homes, Keelman Homes has delivered two Empty Homes Programmes that have brought 19 residential properties back into use. Our Empty Homes Programmes are supported by grant funding from the Homes and Communities Agency. The homes refurbished by our Empty Homes Programmes have been let at affordable rent. The gallery above shows… Read the full article →