Evidence base for local planning policies

Housing evidence

Here's the evidence we've collected on housing needs in the borough.

Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment

The Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment (SHLAA) lists sites in the borough where homes could potentially be built.

It shows the position as on 1 April 2021.

Strategic Housing Market Assessment

The Strategic Housing Market Assessment looks at future needs for housing land in the borough. It was completed in January 2015.

Strategic Housing Market Assessment documents

Affordable Housing Requirements

Affordable Housing Requirements looks at how much affordable housing we need in the borough.

This includes older people's housing and accommodation for gypsies and travellers. It was completed in November 2010.

View the Affordable Housing Requirements