• Demand for new affordable homes exceeds capacity fourfold

    Demand for new affordable homes exceeds capacity fourfold0

    The Gibraltar Government received over 2,400 applications for Hassans Centenary Terraces, the first development of its next wave of its affordable housing scheme. That is almost four times as many as the number of flats that will be available and is proof as to the interest in acquiring these flats, the Government said. The applications

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  • Environmental Agency investigates properties featured in Viewpoint

    Environmental Agency investigates properties featured in Viewpoint0

    The Gibraltar Government has expressed concern over the issues raised in last week’s Viewpoint programme on GBC surrounding the housing plight of long term residents of Moroccan origin. As a result of the allegations made, the Environmental Agency will immediately visit every home shown in the Viewpoint programme. lly visit other similar properties in the

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  • Together Gibraltar sets out housing policy

    Together Gibraltar sets out housing policy0

    Together Gibraltar yesterday announced a “sustainable” housing policy that will “address the imbalance between luxury and affordable housing” in Gibraltar. This, the party said, will help stimulate home ownership in Gibraltar “in a non-speculating manner”. Since 2011, 72% of new homes in the market are luxury homes in comparison to 28% of affordable housing. In

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  • Five-day week for Waterport Terraces Day Centre

    Five-day week for Waterport Terraces Day Centre0

    Waterport Terraces Day Centre for the elderly will now open five days a week from Monday to Friday, the Care Agency has announced. Users will continue benefit from a bus service running every weekday which provides service users with transport to the centre. The Centre offers visitors a wide range of therapeutic and social activities,

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  • New affordable housing project sparks political clash

    New affordable housing project sparks political clash0

    The GSD has described the Gibraltar Government’s new affordable housing plans as a “repeat” of promises made to the electorate in its now “mothballed Blue Waters Project”, drawing strong rebuke from the Government who insisted the GSD was “deeply jealous” of its housing record. The GSD initiated the clash as it questioned the affordability of

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  • Town Range plans filed with Town Planner

    Town Range plans filed with Town Planner0

    A new application for 22-24 Town Range has been filed by the developer, Range Court Ltd, with Town Planning. Outline planning permission was granted in August and December last year for two different plans for the location, one of which included 18-20. The existing building on Town Range is four storeys tall and the building

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