Find out about affordable housing, how the need for it is identified, and how it is provided and managed.

Affordable housing is a term used to describe homes which are provided at below market prices to households who cannot afford to buy or rent a home which meets their needs on the open market. The main forms of affordable housing are social rent, affordable rent, and intermediate housing for sale.

Guide to Affordable Housing

This Guide to Affordable Housing has been produced for District Councillors, Parish Councillors, voluntary organisations and anyone with an interest in how affordable housing is delivered.

  • Part 1 of the guide provides information on what affordable housing is, how the need for affordable housing is identified, and how it is provided and managed.  The guide also explains how local members and parish councils will be involved in the process of delivering more affordable housing to meet the housing need. 
  • Part 2, there is a step-by-step guide to the process of providing affordable homes.

Affordable housing in North Norfolk

Housing Associations, working in the North Norfolk district are developing new affordable homes. All homes will be advertised through the Council’s choice based lettings scheme, Your Choice Your Home, To be considered for a property, you must join the housing list.