Lydden Meadow is an attractive farmstead style development of ten high quality, energy efficient homes. Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) these homes have been built to provide affordable housing primarily for people with close connections to the village through residency, family or work.

In order for you to see if you are eligible to be considered for one of the

houses, please see the checklist below.

Please remember that having a local connection to Buckland Newton is very

important.

Am I eligible to buy a home?

You need to be able to say YES to ALL of the following statements: I am unable to afford to purchase a home in Buckland Newton. I have family / work / residency / education connections to Buckland Newton or the surrounding villages. My household income is less than £60,000. I can demonstrate access to savings or sufficient funds to pay, if required, a small deposit, legal fees and other costs of moving. I am able to sustain home ownership in the longer term. I have a good credit history. I am on West Dorset District Council’s Joint Housing Needs Register.

Am I eligible to rent a home?

You need to be able to say YES to ALL of the following statements: I am unable to afford to purchase a home in Buckland Newton. I find open market rent in Buckland Newton unaffordable. I have family / work / residency / education connections to Buckland Newton or the surrounding villages. My household income is less than £60,000. I am not already a home owner or named on a home mortgage. I am able to sustain assured tenancy in the longer term. I have a good credit history. I can provide, if required, a landlord’s reference. I am on West Dorset District Council’s Joint Housing Needs Register.

What Next?

If you were able to answer YES to ALL of the relevant questions, please read the Allocation Policy and Allocation Procedure  and then print out and complete the Check List and contact Buckland Newton Community Propert Trust via the Contacts page or by post.

Am I eligible to apply for housing?

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