Evidence to support the Local Plan

Housing Reports

A number of reports have been produced in order to identify the amount and type of housing required in the district, and potential sources of additional housing land. 

House Needs of Particular Groups

The following study was prepared in order to provide a localised assessment of the housing needs from a range of particular groups in the population.

Housing Technical Paper

Site Selection Technical Paper

Strategic Housing Market Assessment (SHMA)

A Strategic Housing Market Assessment (SHMA) has been prepared for the Nottingham Outer Housing Market Area (HMA). It defines the Objectively Assessed Need (OAN) for housing as national planning policy requires, as well as considering the need for different types of housing and the housing needs of different groups within the community.

An update paper to the SHMA has been prepared, looking specifically at demographic need for the Nottingham Outer HMA. The update paper should be read in conjunction with the 2015 SHMA.

Housing Monitoring Report

An annual report is produced to determine the dwelling supply in Mansfield District, as well as providing a status report on all sites with planning permission.

Housing and Economic Land Availability Assessment (HELAA)

The purpose of the Housing and Economic Land Availability Assessment (HELAA) is to identify the availability and suitability of land for housing and economic development, and to assess the development potential and timescales.

Gypsy and Travellers

The Government is committed to ensuring fair and equal treatment for Travellers, in a way that facilitates their traditional and nomadic way of life while respecting the interests of the settled community. Assessments have been prepared to measure the accommodation and housing support needs of Gypsies, Travellers, and Travelling Show People.

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