also known as: Affordable Housing.
Find out about Northumberland's Affordable Housing Programme.
Northumberland Affordable Housing Programme
With over 8000 people currently registered for housing in
Northumberland, there is a high need for more affordable housing to
be provided across the county.
Housing Services Affordable Housing team has developed a
detailed programme to enable the delivery of 2,135 new affordable
homes by 2018. The new homes will be delivered through three main
- The council building homes
- Registered Providers (eg ISOS, Four Housing, Bernicia,
- The council securing homes through planning agreements with
private developers (Section 106 agreements)
The Affordable Housing Programme 2014
- 179 new council homes to rent in Blyth
- 48 new council homes to rent in Amble
- 12 ‘extra care’ apartments in Haltwhistle
- 6 council sites are going through the planning process which
will deliver in the region of 113 new homes by 2015/16
Planning permission is being sought for new homes
- Embleton (16)
- Shilbottle (20)
- Blyth (26)
- Wooler (9)
- Berwick (42)
Further new sites are being identified across the county in
co-operation with Registered Providers, land owners, and private
To be considered for a property you must apply to join
Homefinder which is the council’s housing allocation service.
Find out more about Homefinder here