Our housing strategies and policies help us plan and deliver housing in Northumberland.
Housing strategy 2013-2018
A housing strategy for Northumberland 2013-18
outlines our ambitious plans for meeting housing needs by delivering new affordable housing, maintaining and improving existing housing stock, and through providing housing support to those who need it.
Homelessness Strategy 2016-2021
Home Energy Conservation Act report 2017
The tenancy strategy
sets out our expectations for registered social landlords in relation to the type of tenancies they will grant.
Common allocations policy
Housing research & data
This provides robust up-to-date evidence to help us understand what our focus needs to be. The list of reports below is used to inform Northumberland’s housing and planning policies. Please click here
for more information.
Private sector housing strategy
The Private Sector Housing Strategy
sets out how we will work with our partners to improve the offer to our residents. It explains how we will work with private landlords, tenants and letting agents to ensure that the private rented sector is flexible, affordable and well managed to meet people’s needs. It sets out how we will work with owner occupiers to deliver the advice and support they need to care for their homes.
Community Housing Fund Policy 2017
Northumberland County Council Community Housing Fund Policy