We continue to monitor what’s happening with the proposed developments at Manor Rd and Hastings Rd, and will look to keep you posted of significant news.
In the meantime, you may be interested in watching this Panorama programme that was on BBC this week.
BBC One – Panorama, The Home I Can’t Afford
It’s a real insight into how the term ‘shared ownership’ can manifest itself around schemes that ultimately leaves its occupants feeling distressed. Southern Grove claimed their tower was all fully affordable, but the documentary uncovers generally on shared ownerships how lease lengths, service charge, ground rent, the rent mechanism and service charge repair bills can all conspire against occupants.