The government is backing moves to break up ‘benefit
ghettos’ in Sheffield by promoting mixed housing developments
with owner-occupier and rented properties on the same estate.
The first of 33 homes to be built on a new two-dwelling estate
in Sheffield’s Park ward will be built for the North British
Housing Association to rent. Future building is to be clusters of
about 20 homes of mixed private and rented accommodation.
The long-term aim is to create a cyber village where home
computers link to a community centre with workshops, training and