Affordable Housing Policy

Closed 2 Jun 2009

Opened 21 Apr 2009

Feedback Updated 3 Oct 2011

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The purpose of the Affordable housing policy is to set out the Council’s approach to delivering affordable housing in accordance with the Local Development Framework and national policy. This includes a range of approaches, standards and mechanisms required to deliver affordable housing which meets local needs and contributes towards mixed sustainable communities and a balanced housing market.

Why We Are Consulting

In order to gain people's views on the mechanisms and processes proposed to enable affordable housing through the District.

What Happens Next

The results will be taken into consideration when the Policy is finalised.



  • Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender
  • Visitors / tourists / non residents
  • Parents
  • Asylum Seekers and refugees
  • Local businesses
  • Neighboring Authorities
  • Black and Minority Ethnic
  • Faith groups
  • Men
  • Council Tenants
  • Gyspy/Traveller
  • Black and minority ethnic people
  • Carers
  • Women
  • Expert stakeholders
  • Older adults
  • Councillors / MPs / MEPs
  • Patients
  • People with disabilities
  • Voluntary and community organisations
  • Trade unions
  • Stakeholder organisations
  • People with learning difficulties
  • Citizens panel
  • Students
  • All residents
  • Service users
  • Staff
  • General public
  • Children and young people
  • Non users of services
  • Scrutiny commissions / panel
  • E-panel
  • Community groups / organisations
  • Central government
  • Businesses


  • Housing Enablement