New move-on accommodation opens in Skipton

New move-on accommodation opens in Skipton

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Four units of move-on accommodation for people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness have opened in Skipton. The renovation has been completed by Chartford Housing with the assistance of a £180,000 grant from Homes England. Chartford Housing is the development arm of Horton Housing Association and is both a Registered Provider (RP) and registered Charity. As a Registered Provider, Chartford Housing can access development funding from the Homes England Affordable Homes Programme. In its first five years of operation, Chartford Housing has secured £2.6 million from Homes England to create 103 new homes in Bradford, Calderdale and North Yorkshire. Work to transform the Victorian terraced property into four self-contained flats started in March 2020 and was completed on schedule despite lockdown. The properties complement the existing homeless provision…
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Wesley House reopens after major renovation

Wesley House reopens after major renovation

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A disused building in Keighley has been transformed into move-on accommodation for people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Wesley House, on Halifax Road, Ingrow has stood empty since 2016 when it was last used as a refuge for women and children fleeing domestic violence. The Victorian property has now been completely renovated and brought back into use as supported accommodation. There is also an onsite office and a communal area for client activities. Outside there is some garden space for picnics and recreational use. Chartford Housing Limited completed the development with the assistance of £280,000 grant funding from Homes England. Chartford Housing is the development arm of Horton Housing Association and a Registered Provider (RP). As a Registered Provider, Chartford Housing can access development funding from the…
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