Update – Private Sector Housing Strategy Consultation

The PC responded to this consultation.  For a copy of the response please click on the link below:

Private Sector Housing Strategy consultation response

Northumberland County Council are developing a Private Sector Housing Strategy which outlines the Council’s plans to meet peoples housing needs by maintaining and improving the existing private housing stock across Northumberland.

The Council has prepared a draft strategy and would like your input to it.  The consultation on the draft Private Sector Housing Strategy runs until Thursday 2nd July 2015.

Once adopted, the Private Sector Housing Strategy will be the County Council’s main strategic plan for owner occupied and privately rented homes in Northumberland, covering the period to 2020.

The draft Strategy:

  • Sets out the aim, objectives and approach to private sector housing across Northumberland;
  • Defines how the Council will increase the number of homes that are available and improve property and management standards; and
  • Includes a draft Action Plan which sets out what the Council hopes to deliver and by when.

Click on the link below to view the draft Strategy and to submit any comments:


Consultation closes 2nd July 2015.

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