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Affordable housing

Creating affordable homes for local people is one of our highest priorities. Whether that's renting, buying or building a home, we are committed to ensure that Cornwall's housing market meets the needs of its communities, and remains accessible to local people.

Between 2017 and 2018, Cornwall delivered 919 new affordable homes, making it one of the highest providers of affordable housing in the country.

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We do not build affordable homes to house people from outside of Cornwall. All new affordable homes are let or sold to people with proven local connections to Cornwall.




Find out what affordable housing is, what the main types of affordable housing are and how to apply.

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Have your say by completing a current housing needs survey or read the full reports of the recent housing needs survey results.

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Find out about community-led housing including funding for community-led housing projects and available resources.

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Cornwall Council has one of the highest delivery rates for affordable housing nationally. Find out how do we deliver affordable housing in Cornwall and the number of affordable homes which have been completed each year.

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