We ask for affordable housing to be provided within the borough to assist people who are unable to access suitable accommodation on the open market.
There is more detail about the amount and size of the units required in the supporting text to policy CP5 of our adopted Core Strategy. In addition to policy CP5, the Council has an Affordable Housing Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) (PDF Document).
Subsequent Local Plans may vary the proportions for affordable housing of allocated sites having regard to the specific viability of the site. For site specific advice about affordable housing you should contact our Development Management Team for pre-application advice.