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Clitheroe Street, Skipton

Coming in Summer 2019

4 x 2 bed homes available

This new build scheme by a local builder comprises 29 new build houses and apartments off Clitheroe Street, Skipton. The development is situated within this sought after Yorkshire Dales Town, within walking distance to the train station and local shops.

The development is located off an existing residential street, with views overlooking the canal and Aireville Park.


Scheme details

Properties available:

  • 1 x 2 bed home available for shared ownership
  • 3 x 3 bed homes available for affordable rent

 

The properties have been constructed in natural stone and include private parking.

Further details on the scheme including prices and rents payable will be made available closer to the time the properties are completed. Please keep checking the website for further details.

 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.

 

You must also have a local connection to qualify for this scheme.  

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 Skipton 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

Further details including how to apply for one of the homes will be made available in due course.

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. 

 Please be aware that in order to apply for a rented property you must be registered on North Yorkshire Homechoice

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