Affordable Housing Policy

The Council's policies on affordable housing, planning obligations and links to regional and national policies.

The Council has a number of policies in place that are designed to maximise the provision of quality, affordable housing. Some of the most important documents are the Council's Supplementary Planning Documents (SPD). These include information about when and where affordable housing will be sought as part of planning applications.

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At the regional and national levels there are a number of important policies that affect the way the Council works.

Select the links below to view our relevant local planning documents, find out more about affordable housing policy and download our guidance and template on planning obligations.

Visit our Planning Policy pages to read the Government's Planning Guidance Notes and Circulars.

Please contact the Affordable Housing Team for more information.