Rural Affordable Housing Update (2016)

The Progress Report on Rural Affordable Housing provides a summary of the current position in terms of housing needs evidence and progress towards meeting local housing need for each of the rural parishes in Waverley.

Profile of Help To Buy applicants in Waverley (2016)

Help To Buy is a government initiative that helps individuals and families find homes that meet their current needs through low cost home ownership schemes.  The main types of schemes are shared ownership (often referred to as part-rent, part-buy) and shared equity (or equity loan) schemes.  There are currently over 400 households waiting for Help To Buy opportunities in Waverley.

Find out more about the Profile of Help To Buy applicants in Waverley.

For more information on eligibility and how to apply for Help To Buy, go to the shared ownership page or visit the Help To Buy website (hosted by the Help To Buy Agent, BPHA).

Analysis of Housing Register (2016)

In 2013, the council introduced a revised allocation scheme which means that those applying to join Waverley's Housing Register must have a housing need and a local connection. The number of applicants on the Housing Register has consequently reduced.

View the Analysis of the Housing Register as at April 2016.

Waverley Shared Ownership Practice Note (2015)

The Waverley Shared Ownership Practice Note provides guidance to developers and registered providers about the council's requirements for shared ownership on new schemes in the borough.

Survey of local employers (2014)

The report on the Impact of housing costs and affordability on local businesses discusses factors which have an impact on recruitment and retention of staff, as reported by employers in the local area.

Directory of Supported Housing Providers (2014)

The Directory of Supported Housing Providers contains details of the organisations providing supported and specialist accommodation in Waverley and the client groups they support.

Affordable Homes Delivery Plan (2012-2017)

The Affordable Homes Delivery Plan sets out plans to build 30 new affordable homes per year over the next five years. The new homes will be owned and managed by Waverley Borough Council. The Delivery Plan outlines the agreed strategic approach to delivery of new council housing in Waverley and contains a list of council-owned sites with development potential.

Need and supply of supported and specialist housing in Waverley (2013)

The Report on need and supply of supported and specialist housing in Waverley contains evidence of the need for new supported and specialist housing to meet differing needs across Waverley.

The Action plan update at the end of year 1 (April 2014) provides an update on the action we have taken since carrying out the specialist needs mapping exercise.

"Do You Like Where You Live?" survey report (2013)

The Do You Like Where You Live? survey report provides an overview of customer satisfaction survey responses from residents of a sample of new housing developments completed in Waverley between 2004 - 2010.  Residents of new properties in both the private and social sectors were surveyed.

The "Do You Like Where You Live?" Action Plan Update Year 1 (February 2014) provides an update on the action we have taken as a result of the feedback given by residents in the surveys.

Affordable Housing Keeps Villages Alive (2010)

This National Housing Federation Affordable Housing Keeps Villages Alive booklet shows how a relatively small number of new affordable homes in a village can help ensure rural England has a bright future.

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