Affordable housing is best described as housing provided at prices below the prevailing market value for people who are unable to find a suitable home on the open market (primarily due to its price). Affordable housing can be provided on a rental or Homeownership basis.
This page provides information on areas we are currently working to deliver new affordable housing. This section will help you keep track of what affordable housing development activity is happening in your community. Click on the green village name for more information. If you are in need of affordable housing please ensure you are registered on Homefinder Somerset - www.homefindersomerset.co.uk
Read more on current housing developments on site around our district.
Read more on the recently completed Affordable Housing Developments across the district
Sedgemoor District Council has a small team dedicated to the delivery of new affordable housing. The team has overseen significant improvements in affordable housing provision in recent years, with a record number of new homes delivered across Sedgemoor in the past few years.
A Housing Needs Survey will highlight local demand for both affordable housing and other forms of housing. Affordable housing is for local people who are unable to rent or buy accommodation on the open market. Please complete the online form below if you would like to express an interest in affordable housing.
Sedgemoor District Council carry out Housing Need Assessments in rural areas to find out what future housing provision might be required. We feel it is important that all parish residents should have a say in the size and type of housing required in their Parish.
The following Housing Associations have partnered with Sedgemoor District Council to deliver new Affordable Housing across the Sedgemoor area. They are known as Registered Providers.
When negotiating Affordable Housing as part of residential development, the Council will have regard to its new Core-Strategy, which was formally adopted in October 2011.
Affordable Housing Delivery Plan for 2012-14