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Huntingdonshire's housing land supply data and housing trajectory are published in December each year in the Annual Monitoring Report.

The Housing Land Supply Position August 2017 forms an interim update following significant changes in circumstances arising from:

  • publication of an updated Objectively Assessed Housing Need figure for Huntingdonshire as part of the latest evidence base supporting the Huntingdonshire Local Plan to 2036: Consultation Draft 2017 (July 2017)
  • publication of the White Paper 'Fixing our broken housing market' (February 2017)
  • completion of consultation on proposed allocations in the Huntingdonshire Local Plan to 2036: Consultation Draft 2017
  • completion of annual monitoring of housing completions and commitments as at 31 March 2017 and
  • detailed consideration of individual sites forming the housing trajectory presented in the Annual Monitoring Report 2016 at a public inquiry into proposed development at Luck's Lane, Buckden.

A further update will be undertaken as part of the preparation of the Annual Monitoring Report 2017, which is scheduled to be published in December 2017.

Current and previous research studies include: