Housing Strategy 2008 - 2012
2012 update - The Council will during 2013 be developing a new housing strategy that reflects both national changes in housing policy, new and emerging housing issues as well as reflecting the views of the current administration. Until this is published the Housing Strategy 2008 – 2012 provides a useful source of information on housing issues in the borough.
The Current Homelessness Strategy 2012 – 2016(pdf, 1646KB) supersedes any information and policy provided on homelessness in the 2008 – 2012 strategy.
2008 – 2012 Housing Strategy
The housing strategy sets out the borough’s housing plans and the key challenges facing Richmond upon Thames up to 2012. The strategy focuses on seven priorities identified through the work of a multi agency steering group:
- More affordable homes;
- Better quality and greener homes;
- Preventing homelessness;
- Supporting independent living;
- Understanding and influencing the housing market;
- Promoting housing choice; and
- Creating thriving communities.
These priorities are based on robust evidence, incorporate key national, regional and local policy agendas and have undergone considerable consultation with stakeholders.
- Download the Housing Strategy 2008-2012(pdf, 658KB)
- Download the Housing Strategy Summary 2008-2012(pdf, 368KB)
Previous Strategies and Evidence
There are a number of previous strategies and strategy evidence bases that may be useful in providing background information on housing issues in the borough, these are available at previous strategies and evidence bases.