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Planning and Infrastructure Outcomes

Our South Hampshire Strategy envisages over 1.1 million square metres of new employment floor space and around 55,000 new homes by 2026 to facilitate the economic expansion of the area. The critical housing and planning outcomes we are seeking are:

Housing and Planning Outcomes 2006-2026
A balanced housing supply with the right kinds of homes in the right numbers in the right places including homes for families.
Greater opportunity for people to buy their own homes including up to 40% of new homes to be affordable housing, of which 65% to be for rent.
Delivery of an average 3,700 new homes each year (recognising there will be significant short term dip in housing delivery)
Renewal of major estates, notably in Southampton and Portsmouth, to improve and diversify the stock, provide additional dwellings and help reduce concentrations of deprivation.
A new mixed community of sustainable homes to the north of Fareham to be largely completed by 2026.
Delivery of major housing and mixed development schemes including urban extensions that will start to deliver new homes as the economy emerges from recession
The existing housing stock to be decent and fit for purpose, including all social housing to meet the decent homes standards by 2010; and reducing numbers in temporary accommodation by 50% by 2010 with no more than 1,054 households in temporary accommodation.
New homes built sustainably, initially to at least level 4 of the Code for Sustainable Homes but rising to level 6 by 2020.
A coherent set of up-to-date Local Development Frameworks to enable PUSH to be planned in an integrated way