Transforming Scunthorpe's Housing Fund

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Supporting the delivery of high-quality housing in Scunthorpe.

A new future for housing in Scunthorpe has moved a step closer.

In North Lincolnshire, a total of £3.2m has been allocated from the Scunthorpe Towns Fund Programme to support in the delivery of at least 400 new homes.

As part of this housing programme, a grant investment fund of £1m is being created to support with the cost and viability of delivering high quality homes in Scunthorpe, with a primary focus on the town centre and urban core. Funds are available to support schemes which will address one or more of the following measures:

  • Regeneration and redevelopment of a vacant property to bring back into residential use.
  • Conversion of vacant commercial floorspace to residential use (upper floors within the core town centre area)
  • Development of new-build homes
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The Council will support high quality development solutions which meet local planning policy objectives and National Design Guide.

Please note primary shopping area can only be considered for above ground floor alterations only.

How much can be applied for?

Grants of up to £300,000 can be awarded to property owners and developers, or £25,000 per dwelling, with a minimum of 50% match funding from the applicant.

Who can apply?

The priority streets for the grant are outlined in purple. Applications within the wider Scunthorpe boundary will also be considered. For further eligibility information please see policy document below.

Transforming Housing Fund Policy

How to apply?

By submitting an Expression of Interest via this form. The Council will respond within 10 working days.

Expression of Interest Form

Get in touch

For further information, or if you have a query, please contact The Strategic Housing Team on 01724 296876, or alternatively email

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