The housing strategic assessment highlights key housing issues in Poole, including affordability, tenure, the private rented market, homelessness and recent changes to housing benefits. It is one of a series of papers highlighting key issues in Poole.
- Poole's housing remains relatively unaffordable for local workers wishing to enter the housing market as first time buyers
- rents in the private sector are relatively high in Poole
- the Coalition's welfare reforms include significant changes to housing benefits. The long-term financial and health impacts of these changes may prove challenging
- tenure patterns are changing. In particular, the private rental market is growing
Page last updated: 25 April 2019