Housing Needs Surveys

Housing Needs Surveys 

All local authorities have a statutory duty to assess housing need within their area as per the 1985 Housing Act.

Nationally there is a significant shortfall in provision of housing compared with the level of need. Locally the Objectively Assessed Housing Needs Report produced by Cambridge University identifies the level of housing need. This is supplemented by the earlier Strategic Housing Market Assessment which looks at the types of housing that is required.

Although these reports identify the level of housing across the district, we also need to understand the housing need on a more local level.

One of the ways in which we do this is by conducting Housing Surveys, which help identify whether the area needs market housing, affordable housing or both.   

The  survey report on its own will not be used as a tool to develop housing, but it could be used as an evidence base to underpin a planning application, should one be submitted.       


Current and Forthcoming Housing Surveys

West Haddon Housing Survey

West Haddon Housing Survey closed 14 April 2019. The results are currently being analysed, once this has been completed the results will be shown in a report which will be published on the Reports section below.


Weedon Bec Housing Survey

Weedon Bec Housing Survey closed 31 March 2019. The results are currently being analysed, once this has been completed the results will be shown in a report which will be published on the Reports section below.

 

       

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