Amber Valley’s affordable housing figures

MORE than 100 new affordable homes were built in Amber Valley in the last year – with 38 in Swanwick, 19 in Somercotes, 18 in Kilburn and a further 26 throughout the borough.

The homes were funded with a Homes and Communities Agency Grant of £2,714,415, private sector funding, of £485,000 and a Local Government Grant of £250,000, said Amber Valley Housing.

Most of the new affordable homes are provided by housing associations for rent to applicants on the housing register.

Details of how to apply for housing association accommodation can be found at or by phoning 01773 573100.