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SLH helps shape innovative affordable housing fund

A new £6 million loan fund could help to build more affordable homes across South Lakeland. The money would enable housing associations to finance new developments and help South Lakeland District Council (SLDC) achieve its strategic targets for providing homes to meet local need. The creation of a loan fund, which is to be considered […]

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Ulverston Town Hall given ‘green light’ by planners

Plans to convert the former Town Hall site in Ulverston have been approved by planners at a meeting on the 5th December 2017. South Lakeland District Council (SLDC) earmarked the building for disposal back in 2015 and the building have been steadily vacated during the last 18 months. During this time, SLH was approached to […]

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Tenants help shape future of social housing

SLH tenant representatives Stephen Bolton and Loraine Birchall joined hundreds of other tenants to discuss the future of social housing recently. The consultation event with the Housing Minister, Alok Sharma MP took place on 9th November at Preston Football Club as part of a nationwide conversation on the future of the sector. The aim of the event was to listen to the […]

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South Lakes partners innovative empty homes scheme

Funding has been secured to repeat an innovative grant scheme that helps bring empty homes back into use.   South Lakeland District Council (SLDC) has been successful in getting funding to run another round of the Empty Homes Grant Management Scheme, a programme designed to help with repairs to empty homes to provide more affordable […]

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Annual Report & Financial Statements 2017

The Annual Report & Financial Statements for the year ending 31 March 2017 was approved by the SLH Board at the Annual General Meeting on Thursday 7th September 2017. The Financial Statements were audited by external auditors Beever & Struthers. The Annual Report is a comprehensive report on SLH’s activities throughout the preceding year and is […]

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