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Housing strategic assessment

The housing strategic assessment highlights key housing issues in Poole, including affordability, tenure, the private rented market, homelessness and recent changes to housing benefits. It is one of a series of papers highlighting key issues in Poole.

Key findings

  • Poole's housing remains relatively unaffordable for local workers wishing to enter the housing market as first time buyers
  • rents in the private sector are relatively high in Poole
  • the Coalition's welfare reforms include significant changes to housing benefits. The long-term financial and health impacts of these changes may prove challenging
  • tenure patterns are changing. In particular, the private rental market is growing   

Contact us

Email
research@poole.gov.uk

Telephone
01202 633306

Address
Coporate Research Team
Civic Centre
Poole
BH15 2RU 

Page last updated: 25 April 2019
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