Evidence Base & Supporting Information

Evidence Base – Housing

Name Date  Description
Background Paper 1 – Housing Land 2024 This paper has been prepared in support of the Local Plan 2040 Regulation 19 consultation.  It outlines the requirement for housing land, expressed as the number of dwellings per annum (dpa), over the Local Plan period of 2021-2040 and the supply of land identified to accommodate this. It provides an update to the housing strategy and policy consulted on in the Regulation 18 draft Local Plan
Housing and Economic Needs Assessment 2021 An update of the 2018 study updates to assess future needs for housing and economic development in the light of current information and trends (at 2021).
Housing and Economic Needs Assessment 2018 The purpose this Study was to assess future development needs for housing (both market and affordable) and employment across the Blackburn with Darwen (BwD) and Hyndburn joint Housing Market Area. The Study considers housing and employment need to inform the preparation of the emerging Local Plans.
Gypsy and Traveller and Travelling Showperson Accommodation Assessment 2019 The Blackburn with Darwen and Hyndburn 2019 Gypsy and Traveller Accommodation Assessment (GTAA) analyses the latest available evidence to identify the accommodation needs of Gypsies and Travellers and Travelling Showpeople across the study area.
Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment 2016 Assessment of theoretical housing land supply in Hyndburn