Granton Harbour, Edinburgh
132 homes for mid market rent (MMR) are anticipated to be available from June 2020.
Funded in partnership by Link, the Scottish Government and the City of Edinburgh Council.
The properties will be let and managed by Link2Let, part of the Link group and one of the leading providers of MMR homes in central Scotland.
About Granton Harbour
Granton Harbour is located in the north of Edinburgh; providing waterfront living – with views of the River Forth and Fife coastline – within easy reach of the city centre.
The development is conveniently located for transport links, four miles from Waverley and Haymarket train stations, and Lothian Buses operate regular services from bus stops on Chestnut Street (approximately 0.1 miles from the development) and Hesperus Crossway (approximately 0.2 miles from the development) to the city centre and surrounding areas.
Families living at Granton Harbour will have access to a choice of schooling options, from pre-school and primary, to secondary levels. There’s also a range of local amenities and leisure options nearby including a supermarket, health club and gym, golf course, Cramond beach and access points to the cities extensive network of cycle paths.
Homes at Granton Harbour
The development includes 132 brand-new one, two and three-bedroom flats, available for affordable monthly rents. Homes at Granton Harbour will benefit from:
- Gas central heating
- Triple glazing
- Underground, unallocated parking
- White goods, blinds and floor coverings
- Grounds maintenance and stair cleaning
- 24 hour repairs service
- Six wheelchair accessible flats
The breakdown of properties available will be:
|One-bedroom, two person flat||4|
|One-bedroom, two person flat (designed to be wheelchair accessible)||2|
|Two-bedroom, four person flat||102|
|Two-bedroom, four person flat (designed to be wheelchair accessible)||4|
|Three-bedroom, five person flat||9|
|Three-bedroom, six person flat||5|
|Three-bedroom, six person maisonette||6|
Mid market rent
MMR is an initiative from the Scottish Government to provide high quality, affordable homes for low to moderate income households. To qualify for MMR in Edinburgh, your (gross) household income should not exceed £45,443 per annum.
How to apply
Applications are currently open to applicants who registered interest before 16 March 2020.
As part of the application process, you will be required to provide your most recent three months’ bank statements and payslips. These will be used to carry out an affordability assessment, comparing the monthly rent for the property to your monthly income. The monthly rent must not exceed 40% of your (net) monthly household income.
Please note: your application may be affected if your bank statements show evidence of returned or missed payments, unauthorised overdraft usage, debt management programmes, or use of short-term ‘pay-day’ or high interest lending.
A credit check is carried out once your application has been approved.
Link Housing Association Limited, trading as Link2Let, is a registered company incorporated in Scotland under the Companies Acts (Company Number SC216300) and is a Registered Letting Agent under the Letting Agent Registration (Scotland) Regulations 2016 (Registration Number LARN1907019)