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Ribble Valley Borough Council

Housing Needs Survey

Housing Needs in Ribble Valley

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Housing Needs Surveys are carried out to provide necessary information to allow the Council to facilitate the provision of relevant affordable housing.

The following documents may also be of interest:

The survey allows us to assess what type of housing there is a need for and in what price range.

Analysis

In determining local afforability from the results of a Local Housing Need Survey, the following financial indicators shall be used.

  • Housing for sale - to be affordable with a 95% mortgage equivalent to three times the gross annual income (or 2.7 times the gross income for a couple) of those people identified as being in housing need.
  • Housing for rent - rent levels no higher than 25% of the gross weekly full time earnings of those people identified as being in housing need.

Housing Needs Surveys by area

Mellor Housing Needs Survey 2006

Clitheroe Housing Needs Survey 2012

Longridge Housing Needs Survey 2013

Billington Housing Needs Survey 2011

Aighton, Bailey and Chaigley Housing Needs Survey

Chatburn Housing Needs Survey

Dunsop Bridge Housing Needs Survey

Salesbury Housing Needs Survey

Sabden Housing Needs Survey 2010

Whalley Housing Needs Survey 2011

Wiswell & Barrow Housing Needs Survey 2011

Chipping Housing Needs Survey 2012

Clayton Le Dale Housing Needs Survey

Ribchester Housing Needs Survey 2010

West Bradford Housing Needs Survey 2013