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9m investment in new homes

Thursday, 9 March 2017

9m investment in new homes thumbnailThe new building development at Upper Captain Street in Coleraine.

A HOUSING association is investing 9m into providing much-needed new homes in Coleraine.
Fold is currently building 89 houses and apartments at four sites across the town with work due to start on another 30 homes later this year.
The new developments are at Laurel Hill, Captain Street Upper, Hazelbank Road and Society Street, providing 89 houses and apartments for families, couples and singles.
Director of Development Anita Conway said: "Fold Housing Association has a long history of providing sheltered accommodation in the North Coast region.
“It has been part of our long term strategy to complement our provision of sheltered accommodation with general needs social housing for families and singles in an area of high housing need.
“The new developments represent an investment of 6m in the area from Fold, supported by 6m from the Department for Communities.
“The homes are a mix of apartments and houses designed to suit the needs of a range of people who need homes in the area. Eighty-three have been designed to the Lifetime Homes and Secured by Design Standards to meet the existing and changing needs of diverse households.

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