We have identified a need for increased levels of extra care housing in Norfolk over the next ten years to support more of our older population to remain independent in their local communities. Our analysis shows Norfolk will need 2,842 additional extra care units by 2028.
To help increase the development of affordable units, we have created a £29m capital fund. Developers and providers of extra care housing can apply for some of this capital fund, as a contribution towards development costs of affordable rented units. If a contribution is made towards a specific scheme, then the local authority will retain nomination rights into those specific units.
Extra care housing should be suitable for people over the age of 55, whose current home no longer best meets their needs. It should:
If you have any questions about the application process or requirements to secure a capital contribution or need support during the process contact the living well team at firstname.lastname@example.org.