The affordable housing developments detailed on this page have been built. Residents who are interested in living in any of the new affordable rented properties, must register their interest on the Council's choice based letting system Kent Home Choice. Further information about getting a home can be found on the Dover District Council Housing Needs Getting a Home webpage.
If you are interested in keeping up to date with new affordable housing developments in district including Shared Ownership, please subscribe to our Keep Me Posted service and select 'affordable housing'.
Elizabeth Carter Court, Deal, CT14 9BJ
This new Council development site completed in August 2022, and provides accommodation for 8 x 1-bedroom flats with open plan living.
The new homes will be let at social rents and will provide interim housing for local people facing homelessness. The project forms part of the Council’s commitment to develop its own interim housing to reduce the reliance on B&B accommodation.
If you or anyone you know is at risk of homelessness please contact the Housing team on 01304 872265. More information can be found on our webpage 'If you are homeless or threatened with homelessness' .
Jute Fields, St Richards Road, Deal, CT14 9ZL
Photo copyright Dover District Council 2022
This new development on St Richards Road in Deal completed in April 2022 and compirses of 2 x 2 bed shared ownership houses and 2 x 2 bed and 2 x 3 bed houses for affordable rent. All 6 properties are owned and managed by DDC.
Shared Ownership is a scheme that helps you buy your own home if you can't quite afford the mortgage on 100% of a property, and offers you the chance to buy an initial share between 25% and 75% of the market value of the property. More information can be found on our Shared Ownership webpage and the Own your Home website.
Both Shared Ownership properties have been reserved, however if you are interested in Shared Ownership please register your interest via our Shared Ownership webpage.
William Muge and Snelgrove, Harold Street, Dover, CT16 1SD
Photos copyright (McLellen) Jenner Construction Ltd.
This development offers a stunning mix of new Shared Ownership, affordable rent and open market properties for sale. They are within walking distance from the magnificent coastal White Cliffs of Dover and are close to the town centre.
The two new buildings at the former William Muge House and Snelgrove House, Leyborne Road, Harold Street and Godwyne Road have were designed by Avanti Architects and built by Exemplar Homes.
On the former William Muge site, there are 29 Shared Ownership apartments and 3 open market properties for sale. All the Shared Ownership properties have been sold.
On the former Snelgrove site, there are 9 open market properties for sale and 24 apartments for affordable rent. The 24 apartments are owned and managed by DDC.
Ottaway House, 111-115 Folkestone Road, Dover, CT17 9SD
Photo copyright Dover District Council 2021
This is a development of 8 flats on Folkestone Road, Dover, which was completed on January 2021 and owned by DDC. The homes are let at affordable rents and provide interim housing for local people facing homelessness.
The project was funded with the support of the Homes England 'Move On Fund' and forms part of the Council’s commitment to develop its own interim housing to reduce the reliance on Bed & Breakfast accommodation.
The building is named after Dover-born sportsman, Cuthbert Ottaway, who captained England in their first football match, and also played cricket for Kent and England.
George Close, Capel-Le-Ferne, CT18 7UB
Photo copyright Dover District Council 2019
The new prestigious development (Grasslands) is situated in the increasingly popular costal village of Capel-le-Ferne. The development is close to the coastline and the village has been described as one of the best locations on the Kent Coast, boasting idyllic family village life with far reaching views across the English Channel and perched on top of the White Cliffs.
Dover District Council purchased 9 properties at this new development. 3 of the houses purchased were for Shared Ownership and 6 houses were for affordable rent.