Housing research surveys

We produce and update the evidence for housing needs and other affordable housing related topics. A summary of our main research is listed below:

  • State of the District's Housing' Report 2014
    This report has information on all aspects of the district's housing, including need, supply and property condition.
  • District Wide Housing Need Survey
    This online housing survey was completed in Autumn 2014 to make sure we have current housing needs information for the whole district.
  • Homelessness Review
    Our Homelessness Review was completed in August 2014 and has helped with completion of our Housing and Homelessness Strategy,
  • Allocations Review
    Our Housing Allocations review was completed in December 2016 and has informed the updating of our Housing Allocations Policy 2016
  • Strategic Housing Market Assessment 2010 (SHMA)
    The SHMA is produced jointly with other local authorities in West Northamptonshire and provides evidence for housing and planning activity in the district.
  • Gypsy and Traveller Housing Needs Assessment 2013
    We have worked with Cherwell District Council and West Oxfordshire Council to assess the accommodation needs of Gypsies and Travellers in the area. Read the executive summary or the full report.

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