Housing Support in Flintshire
Registering for a social rented home (provided by the Council and Housing Associations) call the Triage on telephone 01352 703777 who will take the applications for the Social Housing Register. For further information on eligibility and how to apply go to website: www.flintshirehousing.co.uk
If interested in affordable rented properties or affordable ownership properties (including shared equity) you need to register on the Affordable Housing Register, which is managed on behalf of the North Wales Councils by the Affordable Homes Team at Grwp Cynefin Housing Association, contact details: Telephone: 0300 111 2122, Website: www.grwpcynefin.org.uk
In addition, people can register an interest with North East Wales (NEW) Homes for affordable rented properties in Flintshire. NEW Homes manages properties on behalf of private landlords as well as having its own portfolio of homes. For this Telephone: 01352 701400, Website: www.northeastwaleshomes.co.uk. Twitter: @NewHomes. Email: NEW.Homes@flintshire.gov.uk
Pensioners – this would depend on the persons circumstances. If they are requiring sheltered accommodation through the Council they would need to contact the Triage telephone number 01352 703777.
NEW Homes also offer an over 55’s scheme and North East Wales Homes and Property Management has devised an offer which will enable the homeowner to lease their property to North East Wales Homes and Property Management and be assisted to move into more suitable social housing to meet their needs. An eligibility checker can be found on their website. www.northeastwaleshomes.co.uk.
There is also a government run scheme that may be helpful to some, and information on this can be found at https://www.helptobuy.gov.uk
Private Sector Housing
Pen-y-ffordd enjoys a very active housing market and there are often properties for sale or to rent in and around the village.
There is planning permission granted for 40 new 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes north of Rhos Road, on the opposite side of the roundabout from the train station.
The council hopes to build 24 new council properties on the old depot site in Dobshill, but the plans are yet to be finalised.