Housing strategies and the district action plans for Somerset
The Somerset Housing Strategy 2019 – 2023 has a vision that seeks to achieve the following
There was a public consultation during the Spring of 2018. This sought comment on the draft Vision, Priority and Ambitions. Comments received, together with our response, can be viewed here.
Consultation Responses – Draft Somerset Housing Strategy 2019 – 2023
Somerset Housing Strategy 2019 – 2023
Strategic Housing and Health and Wellbeing News
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During the spring and summer of 2018 we have been considering the public response to the draft Somerset Strategic Housing Framework (SSHF). Most responses were supportive. However, a number of respondents raised questions and issues, together with making good suggestions as to how we may improve the content of the draft SSHF.
Our aim is to publish the final version of the SSHF by the end of the year, together with our reply to consultation responses. We are also planning a ‘launch’ event in the New Year. This is likely to be a half-day workshop.
The draft of Somerset Strategic Housing Framework 2018 – 2022 was out for consultation until April 30 2018.
Working from consultation responses on the Housing Market Profiles and the Workshop Summary, we now have the Draft Somerset Strategic Housing Framework and Consultation Questionnaire.
The draft framework has a vision that seeks to achieve the following:
There are several ways you can tell us your views or seek further information.
Please note that Mendip District Council are co-ordinating responses to this consultation on behalf of all Somerset district councils, the County Council and partner agencies. You can complete an online consultation at www.mendip.gov.uk/somersethousingstrategy.
Or, email your comments to: email@example.com
For advice please phone 0300 303 8588
We had 100 attendees at our stakeholder engagement event – the aim of the event was to inform housing priorities and actions across Somerset for the next five years. They came from a range of services, including planning, housing, health, social care and the voluntary sector. Presentations from all of the key speakers are available in the Downloads.
We have now started an initial consultation and engagement phase that will continue until 30 September 2017. For this phase we are asking just three high-level questions – see the final page of the housing profiles for details of the questions and how to submit them to us.
The Somerset Strategic Housing Framework encompasses the housing strategies and the district action plans for Somerset. The current Framework was published in 2013 and is now being reviewed. To begin this process, housing market profiles have been produced for each of the districts together with a county-wide profile. These profiles highlight key facts and information – and you can links to our district colleagues’ websites in Downloads.
Consultation Responses – Draft Somerset Housing Strategy 2019- 2023
Somerset Housing Strategy 2019-2023
Strategic Housing & Health and Wellbeing News
Stakeholder engagement event booking form
Stakeholder engagement event programme
Mendip Housing Market Profile
Sedgemoor Housing Market Profile
South Somerset Housing Market Profile
Taunton Deane Housing Market Profile
West Somerset Housing Market Profile
County Profile: Somerset
The Somerset Strategic Housing Framework 2013 – 2016
Draft Somerset Strategic Housing Framework & Consultation Questionnaire
Equalities Impact Assessment
July 2017 – Stakeholder engagement presentations
Housing in Somerset- Reflections on the Previous Framework – Colin McDonald
How can Councils help build One Million Homes? – Keith House
The Registered Provider Perspective – Nick Horne
Countywide Housing Need/ Housing Projections – Justin Gardner
Hinkley Point C – Housing Market Impact – Andrew Goodchild
Improving Health through the Home – Mark Leeman and Tracy Aarons
Winter is Coming- Protecting Income and Delivering Social Purpose – Sonia Furzland
July 2017 – Stakeholder engagement workshop summaries
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