Great housing opportunities for people with learning disabilities

6th October 2017

How people with moderate or severe learning disabilities can buy shared ownership flats

We would like to tell you about a great Shared Ownership housing opportunity in Leyton for people with learning disabilities and/or autism spectrum conditions from Waltham Forest.

Newlon Housing Trust are building a small block of flats called Doubleday Court for people with learning disabilities. It will have:

  • Its own communal space
  • A private garden
  • Individual balconies
  • A lift
  • 24-hour on-site staff.

2 flats are available to purchase as shared ownership.

The shared ownership flats are both on the ground floor. Key features:

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • One flat is 1 bed, one flat is 2 bed
  • Have open plan kitchen and sitting room
  • Wet room
  • They have individual private outside space and allocated parking spaces
  • Give people scope to live separately to the block with individual front doors to the street, as well as the option of entering the main building from a door at the back of each flat and enjoy the facilities of the block, including garden and communal space.

Click here for criteria and to learn how shared ownership is achieved by people with learning disabilities

If you would like to find out more or discuss anyone who you think might be interested in this shared ownership opportunity, please do not hesitate to contact us for further information.

Just email Sonia Lyng at