Details of the Wealden's Tenancy Strategy, Housing Strategy, Private Sector Renewal Strategy, Homelessness Strategy, Empty Homes Strategy and Affordable Warmth Strategy.
The Localism Act 2011 requires Local Authorities to produce and publish a tenancy strategy by January 2013. The Strategy must set out the matters to which the registered providers of social housing operating in the district are to have regard to in formulating policies. Wealdens Tenancy Strategy was approved in December 2012.
The Housing Strategy 2008-13 has now been finalised.
The strategy profiles homelessness in Wealden and details what the Council and it's partners intend to do to tackle the issues.
The following protocol has been agreed to assist in the delivery of rural affordable housing in the Wealden District.
The Private Housing Renewal Strategy and Empty Homes Strategy was implemented on 1st August 2009 to reflect changes in legislation and government priorities and to provide a comprehensive picture of private sector housing needs, issues and priorities for action over the next five years.
Equality Impact Assessment on the Future Delivery of Adaptation Support Services
This document sets out the process undertaken by the five district and borough councils in East Sussex along with East Sussex County Council to procure a streamline value for money adaptations support service, providing a consistent cross county approach:
In partnership with East Sussex County Council, in 2008 Wealden District Council published an Older Persons Housing and Support Strategy.
The Affordable Warmth Strategy provides the context for Wealden's work on Home Energy Efficiency and our commitment to improving energy efficiency in the District.
A further report under the Home Energy Conservation Act 1995 setting out the energy conservation measures that the authority considers practical, cost effective and likely to result in significant improvement in the energy efficiency of residential accommodation in its area.
The Housing Needs Survey was carried out during the summer of 2009 by Fordham Research.
In partnership with Eastbourne Borough Council we commissioned two Strategic Housing Market Assessments. One for Eastbourne and South Wealden and one covering the rest of the Wealden district. These documents are assessments of the estimated demand for market housing and the need for affordable housing within a given location.