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Housing Affordability Briefing Paper

The Housing Affordability briefing paper highlights housing affordability and homelessness issues in Poole.

Key Findings

  • Historically, house prices in Poole are high relative to local incomes.


  • Poole's housing remains relatively unaffordable; the ratio of lower quartile house prices to full-time lower quartile incomes is nearly ten to one.

  • A growing population and smaller household sizes are fuelling significant demand for new homes.

  • Rents in the private sector are relatively high.

  • The number of families classified as homeless in Poole appears to be decreasing.

Please see the Housing Affordability briefing paper for more information.

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Date Published 
June 2011

Last Updated
June 2011

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