Affordable housing

  • What is affordable housing?
  • What are the benefits of affordable housing?
  • How can the Parish Council help with affordable housing?

HARAH partners

  • What is HARAH?
  • Who are the Rural Housing Enablers?
  • Who are Hampshire Village Homes?
  • Why does the Parish have to develop the scheme through the Hampshire Village Homes?
  • What are the benefits of working with Hampshire Village Homes?
  • Where can I find HARAH publications?

Rent and shared ownership

  • What will the rent levels be?
  • How does shared ownership work?
  • How much will the shared ownership homes cost?

Homes and land

  • What is a Section 106 agreement?
  • Where would the housing be located?
  • Is there a minimum size of affordable housing scheme that can be built?
  • How much will be paid for the land?
  • How long before the homes are built?
  • How much and what type of housing will be built?
  • Who will be allocated the new homes?
  • Will the parish council or landowner have a say in who the houses will go to?
  • How can we be sure the homes will go to local people?
  • How will the homes remain for local people in the future?
  • What is meant by local people?
  • How is it you are being allowed to build on greenfield sites?
  • Will this development lead to more housing being built in the village?
  • Will the development lead to more traffic in the village?


  • Will the parish have to fund the scheme? Who will provide money?
  • Why is grant funding required?

Housing needs surveys

  • Why are housing needs surveys required when there is already a Borough/District Council Housing Register?
  • What is involved in undertaking a village housing needs survey?


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