Affordable housing development

What is affordable housing?

Affordable housing includes homes rented by housing associations at sub-market rents and homes for sale to those on lower incomes in schemes such as shared ownership.

Who qualifies for affordable housing?

Rented homes are let to applicants on the Council's Housing Register. For more information about shared ownership homes for sale in Hertfordshire, contact the Help to Buy agent BPHA by email or on 03333 214044.

What new affordable housing is being built in Broxbourne?

The list below outlines the most recent developments in the Borough.

Scheme Name LocationHousing Mixexpected Completed DATEHousing Association PARTNER
Church HouseCheshunt

Affordable rent: 7 homes

7 no. 2-bed flats

Autumn 2018B3Living
Conservative ClubHoddesdon

Affordable rent: 9 homes

4 no. 1-bed flats / 5 no. 2-bed flats

Autumn 2018B3Living
Berwick CloseWaltham Cross

Affordable rent: 3 homes

3 no. 2-bed houses

Summer 2018B3Living
Britannia NurseriesWaltham Cross

Affordable rent: 29 homes

Shared ownership: 7 homes

Autumn 2018B3Living


Affordable housing development in Broxbourne

If you own a site which might be suitable for affordable housing, please send an email to the Council's Housing Strategy and Development team. As mentioned above, if you require further information about buying a shared ownership property in this area please contact the local Help to Buy agent, BPHA.

The Council has a preferred partner agreement which enables it to develop in partnership with its preferred housing association partners. Contact information for these development partners can be found at the following link: housing association development partners.

A full copy of the Council's Affordable Housing Strategy can be viewed and downloaded from the Housing Strategy webpage.