YMCA Fylde Coast has been a provider of both housing and housing support services on the Fylde Coast since 1998.
Paterson House, a new luxury development of apartments based in St. Annes on the Fylde Coast hosted an open house event on the 28th of September 2017 to showcase the new apartments to young people who aspire to a high-quality, affordable standard of living.
The new development is the first of its kind on the Fylde Coast; the YMCA invested funds into the project and received £562,697 of financial support from Section 106 funds held by Fylde Council to deliver affordable housing in the borough.
‘’This project has delivered much additional affordable housing in St Anne’s for young people who have entered employment and wish to set up their first home. The scheme has been supported with Section 106 funding held by the Council to help deliver affordable housing. Section 106 funds are received by housing developers as an off-site contribution towards affordable housing within the borough’’. Fylde Council
The twelve one-bedroom apartments in Paterson House, located on Sefton Road received a large amount of applications within 2 weeks of announcing their availability. The apartments have been so popular due to how they are purpose built for young people in work or apprenticeships, who have an aspiration to live in high quality and affordable accommodation whilst working in businesses in the local area.
Paterson House offers accommodation that enables young people to live independently in a high quality environment with like-minded young people in work, the apartments are on the market £338.00 per month excluding service charges and amenities.
The YMCA hosted a successful open house on the 28th September 2017 for 18 to 25 year olds currently living or working in the Fylde area.
A young man who attended the open house stated that he was “absolutely amazed by the apartments they have outdone my expectations”.
If you would like to learn more information about the apartments please visit www.ymcahousing.org.uk/paterson-house/.