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The States of Jersey - Affordable homes 'not a pipedream'
Channel Television
22 January 2012

Channel Television can reveal that the prospect of truly affordable homes is being promised in Jersey.

Planning and Environment Minister Rob Duhamel believes it is possible to deliver them within the next two years.

The quest for really affordable housing has been the Holy Grail for politicians, but so far it has proved impossible.

First-time buyer schemes have unravelled and are unlikely to be repeated soon. With the cost of a modest three-bed house hovering around the half million pound mark, the hope of owning such a property is a distant dream for many islanders.

But planning minister Rob Duhamel is now holding out hope. He says he has done the homework and believes it is possible to build a minimum of 150 1,200 sq ft units at a cost of £200,000 each. He is keen to get the scheme underway within the next two years.

Deputy Duhamel warns that any blocking or delay of the plan by the States will mean having to look again at building on green field sites.

View the TV report on Channel Televison website - click here to open in new window.

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Levvel are currently working with the States of Jersey to advise and consult with stakeholders on the introduction of Affordable Housing Supplementary Planning Guidance.

If you have any queries please contact Richard Bailey or Gail Percival.
 
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