Affordable housing guidance

Affordable housing supplementary planning document

The affordable housing supplementary planning document (SPD) provides additional background, help and guidance in relation to Policy HS2: affordable housing of the adopted Harrogate district local plan 2014-2035.

Further information on SPDs and details of other adopted SPDs can be found by visiting the local planning guidance and SPDs page.

Affordable housing SPD 2021

Development of the SPD

The affordable housing SPD was adopted on 1 June 2021. The adoption statement, consultation statement and SEA screening can be viewed below:

Affordable Housing SPD Adoption Statement 2021
Affordable Housing SPD Consultation Statement 2021
Affordable Housing SPD SEA Screening Statement May 2021

First homes guidance note

This guidance note sets out our approach to implementation of the government's first homes policy and guidance. It was adopted in January 2022 and is a material consideration in the determination of planning applications.

First homes guidance