Clarion acquires Brent site for £109m affordable housing scheme

Clarion Housing Group has acquired a site in Brent to deliver a £109m housing development. It purchased the Minavil House site from R55 with full consent for 251 homes. Of these homes, 215 will be shared ownership and 36 affordable rent. Clarion received £8m in grant funding for the development from the Greater London Authority. The scheme, in Brent’s Alperton housing zone, is expected to complete in 2022. Philip Browne, new business and partnerships director at Clarion Housing Group, said: “London is at the sharp end of the housing crisis, and delivering affordable housing in the capital remains an absolute