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Housing Strategy Consultation

South Cambridgeshire District Council in collaboration with Cambridge City Council are currently in the process of developing a shared Housing Strategy for Greater Cambridge.  The Strategy identifies the Councils’ key priorities under three main objectives:

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Building the right homes that people need and can afford to live in

Priority 1

Increasing the delivery of homes, including affordable housing to meet housing need

Priority 2

Diversifying the housing market and accelerating delivery

Priority 3

Achieving a high standard of design and quality of new homes and communities

Enabling people to live settled lives

Priority 4

Improving housing conditions and making best use of existing homes

Priority 5

Promoting health and wellbeing through housing

Priority 6

Preventing and tackling homelessness and rough sleeping

Building strong partnerships

Priority 7

Working with key partners to innovate and maximise resources available



The draft strategy is available to view here.

We are seeking your comments on the proposed priorities and actions set out in the draft Housing Strategy and would be grateful if you could take a few minutes by completing our online survey.  Alternatively if you require a paper version, please download and send it back to us, or if you need to make contact, please email

Comments must be made by Friday 25th January 2019.

Councillors will consider feedback and adoption of the Strategy during March/April 2019.

Annex 1- Action Plan

Annex 2 - Links to Strategies and Plans

Annex 3 - Key statistics

Annex 4 - Legislative changes

Annex 5 - Housing requirements

Annex 6 - Homelessness

Annex 7 - Resources

Annex 8 - Glossary

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