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24th May 2017

Affordable housing scheme at Brede officially opened

Hastoe Housing Association Chief Executive Sue Chalkley was joined by Cllr Mrs Mary Barnes (Chair, Rother District Council), Cllr Joy Hughes (Portfolio / Spokesperson on Housing, Rother District Council) and Cllr Les Nottage (Chair, Brede…

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5th May 2017

Work begins on affordable homes in Colne

Work has begun by Hastoe, the leading rural affordable housing specialist, to build new affordable homes which for those with a Colne connection. The much-needed scheme will provide 10 new high-quality, sustainable homes for rent and two…

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5th May 2017

Hastoe responds to Housing White Paper consultation

Hastoe Group has submitted a response to the Housing White Paper – the consultation for which closed on Tuesday 2 May. Around 20% of England’s population lives in rural communities and we strongly feel that these…

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27th April 2017

Hastoe welcomes the entry of housing into the general election debate

Hastoe Housing Association is the leading affordable rural housing specialist, owning and managing over 7,000 affordable homes in southern England. Commenting on reports that the Labour party will address housing as a key election issue,…

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8th February 2017

Let’s Hear it for Rural

Sue Chalkley, Chief Executive of Hastoe Housing Association, said: Like many colleagues from across the housing industry, I have been waiting patiently for the arrival of the Government’s much-heralded Housing White Paper. As the…

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2nd May 2017

Roussillon housing development completed

Hastoe Housing Association has delivered 101 affordable homes in rural Chichester. This week marks the completion of the last stage of Hastoe’s housing scheme in Roussillon, Chichester. The final phase has included providing…

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6th February 2017

Second Home Ownership Crisis Affecting Southern England

Rural areas of the south, south west and east of England have an alarming number of second-owned homes, according to a study by the National Housing Federation. The study, Home Truths 2016/17, found that places in the likes of North…

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3rd February 2017

Isfield Housing Development Completed

Hastoe Housing Association’s housing scheme in Isfield, Uckfield has reached completion. Based on Lavender Fields, the development provides affordable housing for local people. Seven of the nine homes in the development are for affordable…

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5th December 2016

Hastoe Receives Gold SHIFT Sustainability Award

Hastoe has received GOLD in the SHIFT awards in recognition of its efforts to reduce its environmental impacts across all activities. SHIFT (Sustainable Homes Index for Tomorrow) is the sustainability standard for the housing sector. It is…

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29th November 2016

Messing Housing Development Officially Opened

Hastoe Housing Association and Messing cum Inworth Parish Council officially opened a new affordable housing development for the local people of Messing on Friday, 11th of November The housing scheme, officially opened by Rt. Hon.…

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3rd October 2016

Wimbish Housing Development Officially Opened

Hastoe Housing Association officially opened a new rural affordable housing development for the local people of Wimbish on Monday, 19th of September. The scheme at Munson Mill Close was opened by Parish Cllr Mike Young and the Rt Hon…

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27th July 2016

Rattlesden Housing Development Completed

Hastoe Housing Association’s housing development based in Rattlesden, Suffolk, has reached completion. Located on Owers Close, the housing scheme is built to Passivhaus standards, containing two two-bed and two three-bed houses - each…

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27th July 2016

Tree Planting at Wimbish and Hatfield Heath marks Rural Housing Week

In celebration of Rural Housing Week, a tree was planted at both of Hastoe Housing Association’s Hatfield Heath and Wimbish housing developments – the events were attended by both Hastoe staff and members of the Uttlesford District…

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