Affordable housing developments

We work with a range of housing developers and registered partners (also known as housing associations) to provide new 'affordable housing' across York. In addition to 'general housing' this can include housing for people who have:

  • a disability
  • addiction or substance misuse issues
  • other specific needs

To be considered for any affordable housing development in York, for rent or for sale, you need to be registered with us. Get further information about applying for housing.

Current affordable housing developments

Affordable housing is currently being built across the York area (information is subject to change due to market changes and on-going negotiations with developers and housing associations):

  • Derwenthorpe - In Derwenthorpe permission has been granted to build 517 homes in total with 201 of the properties considered 'affordable'. For more information on this development contact Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust.
  • New Lane, Huntington - This is a scheme of 87 in total, 26 of which are 'affordable'. Some of these have been delivered, with the remainder due during 2016 and 2017. For more information contact Broadacres Housing Association.
  • Terrys (Former Chocolate Works) - Permission to build 315 homes in total has been granted. 64 of the properties will be 'affordable'. Please contact Yorkshire Housing more information.

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