Affordable housing

Planned maintenance to the Planning Portal

Due to an upgrade to the Planning Portal on Saturday 18 February, customers will be unable to view documents on the site until Sunday 19 February.

Affordable housing covers a range of different options for people who can't afford to get on the property ladder, these include:

The cost will usually be low enough for people to afford in relation to their income and the local house prices.

Types of affordable housing

We work to meet the needs of a range of people, from general housing, to specialist supported housing. There are 2 different types of 'affordable housing':

In the last 7 years there have been a total of 1,049 new affordable homes completed in York. We work with a number of partners to maximise:

  • quality
  • sustainability
  • affordablility

New council homes

In addition to supporting the work of our partners, we have recently started to build new council housing.

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