Housing policy and strategy

Find out about the cost of housing in the district, community led housing projects and how you can start your own self build. Also our housing strategy and local studies.

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Join the self-build and custom housebuilding register

If you're interested in self or custom housebuilding, you can apply to join the Uttlesford register

Apply for a Community Housing Fund small grant

We have a small grants scheme to assist community groups who want to deliver affordable housing to meet identified need in their area


Uttlesford housing market reports

These reports give a snapshot of house price data at ward level a number of times each year

Self-build and custom housebuilding

All about self-building and what you need to do to join the local register

Registered local housing providers in Uttlesford

We keep a list of Registered Providers that we work with to develop new homes in Uttlesford

Housing Strategy 2021-2026

The Housing Strategy sets out our vision for delivering housing, particularly affordable housing in the period 2021-26

Affordable housing viability assessments 2010 and 2012

This study is a strategic assessment of the viability of a range of housing developments that will inform planning and housing policy in the district

Rural housing schemes evaluations 2008 and 2014

These evaluations examine the impact that affordable housing schemes for local people have on the towns and villages in which they are built