Strategic Housing Market Assessment

What is a Strategic Housing Market Assessment (SHMA)?

A SHMA identifies the scale and range of housing required over the course of the Local Plan.

We have a statutory duty to undertake a SHMA.

SHMA 2017

Darlington SHMA 2017 [pdf document]

SHMA 2015

The 2015 SHMA consists of two parts.

Part 1 is the Objective Assessment of Need, including affordable housing needs.

Part 2 provides an assessment of the need for housing of specific types to meet particular needs.

The Executive Summary covers both parts.

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