News story published on 26 April 2016
Peterborough’s largest housing association is already one year through its major development programme which will see at least 400 new homes built each year by 2020.
In support of their ambitions to build homes and communities rather than just houses; Cross Keys Homes is determined to do all that it can to ensure the right types of homes are being built in the right places and at the right price.
The housing association has already built 1,333 new homes to date and have contracted to build 120 units in the first quarter of this year alone.
Cross Keys Homes has an initial allocation of £1.3million from the Homes and Communities Agency to support its growth strategy and reach its target of building a minimum of 400 new homes per year by 2018.
Cross Keys Homes Executive Director of Development and Sales, David Keeling said: “This is an exciting time for everyone here at Cross Keys Homes and I am really enthusiastic about leading this aspect of our business in achieving its aim to provide many more affordable homes both within Peterborough and the surrounding counties.”
Cross Keys Homes’ Chief Executive, Claire Higgins, added: “We are committed to making a positive difference in Peterborough and the areas around it. Providing affordable homes that people on low and middle incomes can genuinely afford is a really critical part of our plans.
“Driving efficiencies, building more homes of all types of tenure, and delivering local added value services to support our communities are all part of what makes us a locally focussed commercial business with a social heart, and our motivations to do this are stronger today than they have ever been.”