Housing Investment Plan

The Council and its partners has approved a challenging housing investment plan to meet an ambitious new target of delivering 1,000 affordable homes a year.

The four year housing investment programme will:

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  • Set a minimum target to deliver 4,000 homes with 3,000 of them as affordable homes to rent 
  • Set a minimum target to deliver 1,000 affordable homes to buy 
  • Set up a new delivery partnership with the private sector 
  • Seek support for a Housing Revenue Account new build programme 
  • Support local solutions by encouraging Community Land Trusts 
  • Lobby for Legislative and Regulatory Changes 
  • Meet the housing needs of older and disabled people 
  • Accelerate the Housing Revenue Account Asset Management Plan 
  • Meet the housing needs of vulnerable groups
  • Tackle the waste of empty homes

You can view the housing investment plan documents below: