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Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment

The Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment (SHLAA) indicates how much land might potentially be available for housing in the future across West Lancashire.

Housing Land Supply

The documents below analyse housing completions and grants of planning permission on an annual basis and set out the supply position as at 31 March. 

For 2014 onwards, statements of housing land supply are contained in the Annual Monitoring Report.

Annual Monitoring Report

The Annual Monitoring Reports provide annual updates as to how well planning policies are performing against targets and requirements.  It includes a section on housing with information on housing supply and delivery.

Other Housing Studies

Further studies have been undertaken to understand housing need, housing markets and economic issues that all contribute to planning, building and contributing to sustainable communities. These studies have been led by Housing.

The strategic housing role involves local authorities understanding the relationship between planning and the economy, and between the regional, sub-regional and local levels of housing strategy. It must ensure that housing is integrated into different frameworks.

To do this the Housing Strategy and Development section undertakes and contributes to a range of surveys and research in order to understand housing need, housing markets and economic issues that all contribute to building and sustainable communities.

The studies include: