Search

Affordable homes handed over to new owners in Burnham Market

PUBLISHED: 14:21 19 April 2017 | UPDATED: 14:48 19 April 2017

Caitlin Finan and two year old Alfie received the keys to her new home from Christine Candlish of Victory Housing Trust. Picture: Victory Housing Trust

Caitlin Finan and two year old Alfie received the keys to her new home from Christine Candlish of Victory Housing Trust. Picture: Victory Housing Trust

Archant

The keys to four new affordable homes in Burnham Market have been handed over to new owners by Victory Housing Trust.

The four new homes at Sandells Walk represent a £567,000 investment by the housing Trust, who are offering a two-bedroom house and a three-bedroom house for rent, and two two-bedroom houses offered for shared ownership.

Caitlin Finan and her two year-old son Alfie, were the first to receive their keys for one of the affordable rented homes. The pair, along with their dog Jessie, had have been living in one room at Ms Finan’s mother’s house and had been on the housing list for just over a year.

When she received the keys, Ms Finan said: “It’s really good to have my independence and feel like I’m doing things for myself finally.

“The house is really lovely – as soon as I saw it I really wanted it. I’m really looking forward to making it a home.”

Other news

15:29

A Norfolk market town has celebrated the opening of a new cemetery after almost ten years of planning.

Warm winds from the Mediterranean have brought a blisteringly hot April day, with temperatures in the region about double what they normally are this time of year.

13:26

It’s full steam ahead for the regeneration of a former RAF station near Fakenham with another 94 homes to be built on the site.

13:20

In her latest column Dereham resident VICKI COCKERILL discusses the difficulties of being a parent to a son who has a life-threatening illness...

Most Read

15:29

A Norfolk market town has celebrated the opening of a new cemetery after almost ten years of planning.

Read more
Norwich

Warm winds from the Mediterranean have brought a blisteringly hot April day, with temperatures in the region about double what they normally are this time of year.

Read more
13:26

It’s full steam ahead for the regeneration of a former RAF station near Fakenham with another 94 homes to be built on the site.

Read more
North Norfolk District Council
13:20

In her latest column Dereham resident VICKI COCKERILL discusses the difficulties of being a parent to a son who has a life-threatening illness...

Read more
London
12:38

A school in Mattishall has replanted more than 200 trees after their first attempt was met with vandalism.

Read more

Most Commented

15:29

A Norfolk market town has celebrated the opening of a new cemetery after almost ten years of planning.

Read more
Norwich

Warm winds from the Mediterranean have brought a blisteringly hot April day, with temperatures in the region about double what they normally are this time of year.

Read more
13:26

It’s full steam ahead for the regeneration of a former RAF station near Fakenham with another 94 homes to be built on the site.

Read more
North Norfolk District Council
13:20

In her latest column Dereham resident VICKI COCKERILL discusses the difficulties of being a parent to a son who has a life-threatening illness...

Read more
London
12:38

A school in Mattishall has replanted more than 200 trees after their first attempt was met with vandalism.

Read more

Local Weather

Sunny

Sunny

max temp: 24°C

min temp: 11°C

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Dereham Times e-edition today
E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter