part of the Gwynedd Affordable Housing Project, Ymddiriedolaeth
Tir Cymunedol Dyffryn Nantlle is working with Gwynedd
Council to establish the local need for housing in
the Llandwrog Community Council area.
Ymddiriedolaeth Tir Cymunedol Dyffyn Nantlle (YmTic Dyffryn Nantlle) is a not
for profit community housing group based in Dyffryn
Dafydd Watts, YmTic Dyffryn
Nantlle's Development Officer said:
“We are looking at possible
sites for developing housing for local people who cannot
afford to buy a house on the open market. Most of the
houses would be for sale at a discount compared with
the open market.”
YmTic Dyffryn Nantlle
has received support from the Tudor Trust charity and
from Gwynedd Council to help with the cost of developing
As part of this work every
household in the area will receive a local housing
needs survey form. The purpose of the survey will be
to collect information on the local housing needs in
addition to discovering how many of the local population
are in genuine need of affordable housing.
Councillor Eric Merfyn
Jones, local member for the Groeslon ward on Gwynedd
“It is essential for the
sustainability of areas such as the parish of Llandwrog
that there is an adequate provision of housing for
the local population.
“It is therefore important
that local residents take advantage of this opportunity
to provide information on their housing needs, and
I would encourage local residents to present their
opinions on the housing needs in the area.”
Aled Evans, Gwynedd Council’s
Affordable Housing Officer added:
“We would urge every household
to complete the form, as the results could be a means
of supporting any future scheme implemented to provide
affordable housing for local people.
The questionnaires should
be returned to Aled Evans, Gwynedd Council Affordable
Housing Officer by Friday, 27 February 2009.
For further information
about this survey, or about Ymddiriedolaeth Tir Cymunedol
Dyffryn Nantlle, please contact Dafydd Watts, Development
Officer, YmTic Dyffryn Nantlle on 07970 574068 or eMail firstname.lastname@example.org.