The Better Homes Active Lives housing project
The Better Homes Active Lives Housing PFI is a unique Project
due to the number of partners and its excellent value.
The 30 year contract was signed on 5th October 2007 for a
£72million project to build and manage stunning modern apartments
for older and disabled people in Kent.
Housing 21 are the
housing provider and are a leading provider of housing, care and
health options for older people. The Local Authority partners
include Kent County Council and ten of the 12 district and borough
councils in the county.
All of the apartments are operational; the whole project
delivered 340 apartments in total comprising 275 extra care
apartments for older people 58 supported flats for people with a
learning disability and seven for people with mental health
The entire £72million will be met by PFI credits from central
The schemes in Dartford, East Malling, Maidstone, Ashford and
Hythe were built by United House Limited. The schemes in Thanet,
Canterbury, Swale, Herne Bay and Dover were built by Denne
Construction. The Project was delivered on time and in budget.