Housing and Homelessness

Why does the Strategic Housing Market Assessment propose such a big increase in the number of one bed units?

  • Published 5th Sep 2018
  • Authors: Peter Kenway,
  • Category: Housing and Homelessness

This note provides a technical assessment of the increase in the requirement for one bed units in the 2017 Strategic Housing Market Assessment (55 per cent of the total) compared with the 2013 SHMA (34 per cent of a smaller total). Being based on a review of the evidence presented in the SHMA itself, its conclusions are preliminary only