Wealden District Council

Housing Key Documents

In this section you can find information on the following:

Housing Customer Service Standards and the Housing Charter

Includes the Housing Charter, anti-social behaviour, voids, grounds maintenance, repairs, rent arrears recovery and the private sector standard. These set out the standards you can expect from the Housing Services.

Annual Housing Factsheet (pdf)

Providing information on house prices, unemployment, crime, housing benefits and a range of other topics which impact on the provision of housing and quality of life in Wealden.

Housing Revenue Account Business Plan Update

This update to the original HRA Business Plan 2003-33 sets out how Wealden District Council's housing stock are meeting the needs of the Housing Strategy, are continuing to meet the Decent Homes requirement and are meeting customer expectations.

East Sussex Local Investment Plan (pdf)

The Local Investment Plan sets out priorities in East Sussex, including affordable housing, private sector renewal and infrastructure issues to enable more strategic planning across the area.

See our housing newsletters for news on a whole range of housing subjects.

Housing Planning Protocol

The following protocol has been agreed to assist in the delivery of rural affordable housing in the Wealden District.

Home Energy Conservation Act Report 2017 (pdf)

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. Local Authorities are required to report at two yearly intervals on progress on implementing measures contained in the above report.

Housing Needs Surveys

The Housing Needs Survey was carried out during the summer of 2009 by Fordham Research.

Strategic Housing Market Assessments

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.