York and North Yorkshire Brownfield Housing Fund

The £12.7 million York and North Yorkshire Brownfield Housing Fund aims to support the building of up to 1,000 homes.

Key priorities

      • unlock brownfield land
      • support provision of affordable housing
      • contribute to economic growth priorities
      • enable high quality homes with great place making
      • deliver sustainable and low carbon housing


First announced in January 2023, the fund will unlock housing development on brownfield land. This is among the key pledges of the region’s devolution deal, and aims to help deliver affordable, accessible, and low carbon housing, creating sustainable and high-quality places.

Projects allocated funding

    • 392 homes on former gas works at Heworth, York
    • 10 homes, Sturdee Grove, York
    • 18 homes, Main Street, Ingleby Arncliffe
    • 17 homes at Raskelf near Easingwold and Carrs Billington, Askrigg
    • 160 homes, former Arc Factory, off Catterick Road, Colburn, Catterick Garrison
    • 9 homes across multiple sites in Harrogate and Boroughbridge
    • 5 homes at Hawthorn Terrace South, York
    • 70 homes across 4 sites in York
    • 19 homes at Lowfield Green, York

Funding was agreed, subject to further due diligence, at a meeting of the York and North Yorkshire Joint Devolution Committee in December 2023.

Further information about the fund

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Investment call for housing projects launched

Expressions of interest invited for 2 funds.

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