Nearly £2m of grant funding is available for Oxford homeowners & residents in private rented homes to install energy efficiency and cost-saving measures to help reduce the rising cost of bills.
Last year, the Council delivered 241 new affordable homes, with nearly two-thirds let at genuinely affordable social rent, which is around 40% of the equivalent private rent in Oxford.
Those who are eligible for the rebate but who do not pay their bill by direct debit will need to fill in an online form to claim the £150 payment. Claims can only be made online, not by phone, email or in writing.
The Planning Inspector’s response on the plan for Salt Cross Garden Village paves the way for the it to be approved and sets the scene for the development to progress.
White Horse Meadows will be a collection of 40 two, three and four-bedroom homes situated on the northern edge of Banbury.
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The selective licensing scheme means that all private rented homes will need a licence to help ensure they are safe, well maintained and well managed.
Barratt Developments, Equans, Hill Group and Osborne have been chosen as eligible bidders for large projects worth more than £8m, with Buildeco, Feltham Construction and Impact Modular in the running to deliver smaller developments.
The development will feature 13 one-bed flats, 28 two-bed houses, 35 three-bed houses and 4 four-bed houses. Half of the new homes will be affordable and the other half for market sale.
The funding by South Oxfordshire District Council from developer contributions (S106) has gone to the Henley and District Housing Trust to develop three properties for Social Rent.