Councillor Stephanie Quigley has welcomed the news that Choice Housing Ireland Ltd has submitted a planning application to build 39 Social housing at 1 Somerset Road, Coleraine.
The housing will be for General needs / complex needs classification and the mix is, 14 x 3 Person 2Bedroom houses, 5 x 5 Person 3 Bedroom houses, 6 x 6 Person 4 Bedroom houses, 6 x 2 Person 1 Bedroom Apartments, 1x 5 Person 3 Bedroom Wheelchair Bungalow, 1 x 6 Person 4 Bedroom Wheelchair Bungalow.
In a statement to Causeway Coast Community Councillor Quigley said "This is such good news for Coleraine. I am dealing every day with people who are in Housing crisis , Housing stress and often ending up homeless. A decent affordable home is a basic human right. The private rental market is currently saturated and over priced.
"Northern Ireland Housing Executive has confirmed their support for this scheme"