Housing Strategy

Strategic Housing Market Assessment (SHMA)

This study is a joint study assessing the future development needs for both housing and employment land across the Blackburn with Darwen and Hyndburn joint Housing Market Area. The most recent Housing and Economic Needs Assessment Study was commissioned jointly by Hyndburn and Blackburn with Darwen Borough Councils in 2018. The study was undertaken by GL Hearn and assesses the  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 can be viewed below :

Housing and Economic Need Assessment 2018