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New council housing in Lynchet Close

1st Oct

Work has started on eight new homes in Lynchet Close, Hollingdean – the latest in a series of new council housing developments across Brighton & Hove.  Six large four-bedroom family homes are to be built on the site, plus two flats each with two bedrooms. The development will also bring benefits for the surrounding community, with Read more

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Improving Housing Quality In Privately Rented Homes

13th Aug

From Brighton & Hove City Council (Housing) The city has a growing private rented sector providing an important source of accommodation in the city. It can provide people with flexible, accessible and good quality homes. However, management and maintenance of the city’s private rented homes is inconsistent. Consultation on the two schemes is taking place Read more

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BHCC Housing – Mutual Exchange event

19th Feb

The next mutual exchange event (now called Swap Shops) is being held at Portslade Town Hall on Wednesday 25 Feb 2015. There will be guests from Adur District Council and Hyde Housing at the event, together with staff from Brighton & Hove City Council. There will also be promotional material from HomeSwapper.  All social housing tenants are Read more

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Bedroom tax scam email/Facebook messages

18th Feb

Fraudsters are sending out scam emails and Facebook messages that claim the “bedroom tax” has been abolished, Trading Standards is warning. The spare room subsidy “Bedroom tax”, was introduced by the government in April 2013 to allow people to only claim Housing Benefit for the number of bedrooms their household needs. The emails and Facebook Read more

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Eco Open Houses in Brighton & Hove

5th Oct

This year’s Eco Open Houses in Brighton and Hove and surrounding areas will take place on 18-19 October and 25-26 October. The annual event, which sees owners of 19 of the greenest buildings in Sussex opening their doors to the public for free, showcases the latest green technologies, architecture and materials. The event is of interest to homeowners, Read more

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