Decision details

Strategic Housing Market Update - Implications of 2012-based household projections

Decision Maker: Strategic Planning, Sustainability and Transportation Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider the implications of the latest household projections and latest practice for the borough’s objectively assessed housing need and care home needs figures.



That the:


1)  Updated objectively assessed need for housing (2011-31) of 18,560 dwellings, equating to 928 dwellings/annum be agreed;


2)  Updated assessed need for 980 care home places (2011-31), equating to 49 places/annum be agreed; and


3)  SHMAA update report, part of the evidence base of the emerging Local Plan, be noted.


Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Contact: Sarah Lee, Principal Planning Officer (Spatial Policy) Email: Email:

Report author: Sarah Lee

Publication date: 11/06/2015

Date of decision: 09/06/2015

Decided: 09/06/2015 - Strategic Planning, Sustainability and Transportation Committee

Effective from: 19/06/2015

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