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Islington Council’s new family homes are unveiled

15:03 23 September 2012

Cllr James Murray visits newbuild social housing at 143 Seven Sisters Road.

Cllr James Murray visits newbuild social housing at 143 Seven Sisters Road.

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A new Finsbury Park development will offer much-needed housing for overcrowded families.

The Islington Council new build in Seven Sisters Road was unveiled on Monday on a ‘walk through’ attended by borough housing chiefs and Cllr James Murray, Islington Council’s executive member for housing.

Cllr Murray said: “We are desperately short of affordable family homes in Islington, but the new development at Seven Sisters Road provides high-quality accommodation for nearly 30 people at social rent.”

The properties will be on the site of a doctor’s surgery on the corner of Durham Road.

The six family homes will provide accommodation for 29 people, including two five-bedroom houses, to help address the chronic shortage of large family-sized homes in Islington.

Three two-bedroom flats and one three-bedroom flat will also be available, and Islington residents will be prioritised in the bidding thanks to Islington Council’s local lettings policy.

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