East Surrey Strategic Housing Market Assessment (SHMA)
Strategic Housing Market Assessments (SHMA) help local authorities to understand their local housing markets and assist them in developing their planning and housing policies, particularly policies for affordable housing
Reigate & Banstead Housing Market Update Report 2012
The East Surrey Strategic Housing Market Assessment assessment was carried out in 2008 (see below). The Council commissioned David Couttie Associates (DCA website) to undertake an update of the Strategic Housing Market Assessment for the Reigate and Banstead local authority area in February 2012.
The update report looks at a number of key factors, including: the supply and demand for housing; housing and planning policies; the need for affordable housing; and the affordability of the local housing market.
East Surrey SHMA Update Report 2009
Due to the onset of the economic downturn, the four authorities developing the East Surrey Housing Strategy 2009-13 (PDF document [1.4Mb]) commissioned an update of the key statistics in the East Surrey Strategic Housing Market Assessment which was completed in June 2009. These updated statistics were used as part of the evidence base for the East Surrey Housing Strategy 2009-13.
The updated statistics cover Epsom & Ewell Borough Council, Mole Valley District Council, Reigate & Banstead Borough Council and Tandridge District Council.
East Surrey Strategic Housing Market Assessment 2008
The original East Surrey Strategic Housing Market Assessment for the authorities of Elmbridge, Epsom and Ewell, Mole Valley, Reigate and Banstead and Tandridge was completed in 2008. These authorities jointly commissioned consultants, David Couttie Associates (DCA website), to assist them is carrying out the assessment.
A Partnership Board of key organisations and professions was established to oversee and guide the project. In addition, local stakeholders were invited to an initial consultation and later given the opportunity to comment on the draft final report. The Final Report was published in April 2008.
- Summary of the East Surrey Strategic Housing Market Assessment (PDF document [538.6Kb])
- Full copy of the East Surrey Strategic Housing Market Assessment Final Report (PDF document [1.6Mb]) (Please note that this is a large document).
Last updated : 14/05/2012