Guidance

Strategic housing market assessments: practice guidance

This publication was archived on 7 March 2014

Archived and replaced by the new planning practice guidance launched 6 March 2014 on an external website.

A framework for councils to follow to develop their understanding of how housing markets operate.

Documents

Strategic housing market assessments: practice guidance

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Strategic housing market assessments: annexes

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This practice guidance sets out a framework that local authorities and regional bodies can follow to develop a good understanding of how housing markets operate. It promotes an approach to assessing housing need and demand that can inform the development of local development documents and regional spatial strategy planning for housing policies, as set out in Planning Policy Statement 3: Housing (PPS3).

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