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We are a housing association that provides homes for more than 60,000 people.

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Proposal to build new affordable homes

We're proposing to build approximately 296 affordable homes as part of the Chester Gate development in Pennywell.

The homes would be available for affordable and /or social rent and Shared Ownership.

Proposed development map
Chester Gate - proposed site layout
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Consultation launched for 296 new affordable homes in Sunderland

9 July 2024

We're proposing to build approximately 296 affordable homes as part of the Chester Gate development in Pennywell.

The proposed site will be delivered as part of our Affordable Homes Programme, which will mark our largest affordable development to date.

The scheme could see 296 two, ......

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4 July 2024

Gentoo partner with The Fans Museum to bring a roadshow of football memories to sheltered housing residents and school children

The Fans Museum have recently completed a roadshow tour of our sheltered housing schemes thanks t...

Image of Gentoo's office on Houghton high street
1 July 2024

We're reviewing our office locations to provide a better service for customers

We're exploring ways of providing modern, easy-to-access branches for customers and create better...

Our Aspire grant programme has supported 44 community groups in Sunderland with more than £20,000 in funding.
19 June 2024

Our Aspire grant programme supports 44 community groups in Sunderland with more than £20,000

We are celebrating awarding more than £20,000 in Aspire grants to 44 community groups across Sund...