Raising the Profile of Rural
Housing in North Yorkshire
Sarah Hall
Housing Strategy Manager
Emily Grogan
Rural Housing Enabler
Overview
• North Yorkshire Context
• Promotional Activity in
North Yorkshire
• Outputs and Outcomes
• Sharing ideas and
experience
Geographic Context
• Excluding York, North
Yorkshire population =
598,400 across 3,000 sqm.
• Ryedale has 3rd lowest
population density in E&W,
Richmondshire 4th, Craven
7th and Hambleton 13th (2011
Census)
• 7 Districts, 2 National
Parks, 1 City and 1 County
Council
Strategic Context
• Priority in North Yorkshire
Housing & Homeless
Strategy 2012 & Local
Investment Plan (LIP) 2011
• LIP target = 300 additional
rural affordable homes 2012
to 2015 (75 p.a. av)
• Need for C. 2,500 affordable
homes in NY in SHMA
RHE Model
• 3.5 FTE Enablers
• LAs contribute cash + in-kind support
• Funding gap filled by
• Contributions from NYCC and LCR
• Contributions from National Parks
• Contributions from 11 RP partners
• 30% Fixed retainer shared by all partners
• 70% Contribution based on unit delivery in
previous year
• Governance via NY RHE Network to Regional
Housing Board
Delivery
• Ave delivery exceeding LIP target of 75 pa:
• 2010/11 = 124
• 2011/12 = 126
• 2012/13 = 71
• 2013/14 = 68 forecast
• 137 future forecast 14/15
• 300+ in planning pipeline
• Focus on small rural communities (65% in
settlements of >1,000)
• Combination of s106 and RES
PROMOTION
Rural Housing Week 2012
The Brief
Week of events to raise awareness/promote rural
housing:
– Across the sub region inc. National Parks
– Officers, Members, landowners, RPs and
communities
– Including the wider region(s)
– Involvement of partners
Budget = as little as possible
Rural Housing Week 2012
Day
Event AM
PM
Mon
Making it Happen Day Conference
Tues
YMCA Opening Richmond
Workshop with Bradford Council
Weds
Older People’s Housing Needs –
Bainbridge
Selby AH Tour
Selby Members Workshop
National Park/Ryedale Tour
Thurs
Harrogate Workshop with PCs
Scheme Opening Swainby
Mythbusting and Tour Harrogate
NY Coast Tour and Workshop
Fri
Osmotherly scheme opening and schools
activities
Closing Session and Round up Event
Rural Housing Week 2012
Outcomes and Actions
• Immediate follow up – Thanks!
• Action Plan for rest of year
• Follow up Events
• Follow up resources
– Leaflets
– Newsletters
– Website Updates
• Sites and Schemes = Delivery
Outcome – ‘Getting Involved’ 2013
• 1 day seminar aimed at Parish Councillors and
Members
• 40 attendees
• 4 key note speakers and 4 workshops
• Budget = as little as possible!
Other Promotional Resources
• Newsletters
• Leaflets:
– Call for land
– Jargon Buster
– Parish Council
– Household types
www.northyorkshirestrategichousingpartnership.co.uk
• Focus on delivery to 2015
• Service Review for post 2015
• Roadshows to Parish Councils in
each LA
• More focussed promotion and
activity
• Training for members and
planners
• Review of Housing Needs Survey
documentation
• Consultancy offer
Workshop
What will you do?
Sarah Hall
[email protected]
Emily Grogan
[email protected]
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North Yorkshire Local Investment Plan 2011-2021