Cannock Chase Council consults widely in the preparation of a Housing Strategy for the District. The Strategy considers the housing needs of residents, future population projections and local requirements. Consideration should be given to the social and economic circumstances of those seeking affordable housing in the District.
The Housing Strategy is an overarching document that draws upon a variety of supporting strategies. Its purpose is to present a comprehensive picture of local housing needs, issues and priorities for action.
To view The Homelessness and Rough Sleeper Strategy 2018 - 23 click on the link below.
Preparation for a new Housing, Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy is currently underway. The Homelessness Review 2022 has been completed and is available through the link below.
Housing, Homelessness and Rough Sleeper Strategy 2018 - 23
Homelessness Review 2022
Other Key Documents
For further information on the Council's affordable housing requirements please see the Planning Policy section
Within the current legislative context, affordable housing provision remains subject to specific Planning Obligations. Policy CP7 of the Local Plan (Part 1) states that the Council will seek to address a net annual need for 197 affordable dwellings via a variety of measures. Affordable housing is defined in the NPPF as comprising social rented, affordable rented and intermediate housing.
The Council's, July 2015 sets out further detail.
For further information
Write to: Strategic Housing, Cannock Chase Council, Civic Centre, Beecroft Road, Cannock, Staffordshire, WS11 1BG
Telephone: 01543 462621
Last Updated: 02/08/2022