Building New Council Homes

Changes in housing legislation have given Wealden District Council the opportunity to build new Council homes in the district.nnThe changes, outlined in the Localism Act 2011 and self-financing proposals, allow the Council to keep its rental income from Council Housing and invest it in new homes for local people.nnWealden District Council to date has completed 124 new homes to rent in Hailsham, Willingdon, Crowborough, Forest Row, East Dean and Cross in HandnnGrants Hill Court is our new Retirement Living Scheme for older people. It includes 67 homes to rent, a communal lounge, guest suite, buggy store, emergency call system and a manager on site Monday to Friday 8.00 am to 4.00 pm. Grants Hill Court is due be open Spring 2019.