Wealden District Council
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Draft Housing Strategy 2014-16

Status: Closed

The Council’s current Housing Strategy has now expired and we are consulting on a Draft Housing Strategy for 2014-16. This strategy will be reviewed in one year’s time and updated in line with the Corporate Plan priorities and having regard to any political changes both nationally and locally as a result of the 2015 elections. It will also allow us time to assess the impact of the changes around welfare reform, the Localism Act and other national changes.

Please read the draft Housing Strategy 2014 Consultation Document (pdf) before completing the online survey below.

Results reports:

Key findings and changes made:

The results of the consultation demonstrated overall support for the strategic objectives, with an average 83% of respondents (17 out of 21) agreeing with the three objectives. The strategy contains a number of principles that underpin the strategic objectives. 87% of respondents agree or strongly agree with these principles. 71% of respondents considered the strategy clear and easy to understand, with 81% stating the strategy is well laid out.

Topics covered by this consultation:

Private sector housing, Council housing, Homelessness

Consultation Start Date: 07/07/2014

Consultation End Date: 29/09/2014

Results expected by: 06/10/2014

Please note: these dates are subject to change.

Areas covered by this consultation:

Wealden District (All)

Target audience for this consultation:

Wealden Residents, Wealden Businesses, Voluntary and Community Sector Organisations, Town and Parish Councils, Service Users, Partners in the Public Sector, Older People, Carers, Housing Tenants

Frequency of this consultation: One-off

Methods of consultation used:

Online (All Public)

What Happens Next?

The results will be used to shape the final version of the Housing Strategy ready for adoption by Cabinet.

Contact Details:

Contact Name: Nicola Levett

Email: housingpolicy@wealden.gov.uk

Telephone: 01323 443380