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Craven District Council

Carlton Road, Skipton

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Affordable homes for shared ownership 

This new build scheme by Yorkshire Housing offers views over the open countryside and yet is within walking distance of the shops and restaurants available in Skipton.   


Scheme details

Properties available :

A mix of 1 and 2 and 3 bed homes will be available on this development. Details of prices will be made available nearer the time they become available. Please keep checking the website for further details

In order to apply for the shared ownership homes you will need to be registered with Help to Buy .

 Eligibility

  • You must be a person or household in need who cannot afford to rent or buy dwellings of a similar kind on the open market within the Craven DC area.
  • Your household earns £80,000 per year or less.
  • You must not currently have your name on title deeds associated with another property.
  • Priority will go to Serving military personnel and former members of the British Armed Forces discharged in the last two years.

 

Priority for a SOME of these homes will be given in the first instance to those people with a local connection prior to cascading out surrounding parishes.  

Local Connection is defined as someone who has:

  1. Resided in the search area for 3 years out of the preceding 5 years.
  2. Have resided in the search area for 20 years or half the person's lifetime (subject to a minimum of 10 years)
  3. Have immediate family in the search area that has lived there for a continuous period of 10 years (family is mother, father, brother or sister)
  4. Have undertaken regular permanent (ie. not seasonal) employment throughout the last 12 (twelve) months (which is ongoing)and with a business established for at least 3 (three) year s and such employment to be at least 16 (hours) each week

The search area is defined as the Skipton Ward in the first instance then cascading out to the Craven South Sub area (excluding those parishes within the Yorkshire Dales National Park) and then cascading out to the rest of the Craven District including those parishes within the Yorkshire Dales National Park. 

What to do next

To register your interest in this scheme please go to www.spacehome.co.uk

.To register your interest in shared ownership schemes including this one please email eshepherd@cravendc.gov.uk and title your email SHARED OWNERSHIP. Please ensure you include your name, address, email and or phone number. 

In order to apply for the shared ownership homes you will need to be registered with Help to Buy .