Housing Needs Survey Results

The Housing Needs Survey that was commissioned by the Parish Council in February and has now been published . The Goudhurst Housing Needs Survey report 2017 concludes that there is a need for up to 18 general needs affordable homes, for the following local households was identified:

  • 8 single people
  • 6 couples
  • 4 families
  • 15 currently live in Goudhurst parish and 3 live outside but have local connections

The analysis has also identified a need for alternative housing for 22 older households, they are:

  • 11 single people
  • 11 couples
  • 4 of these households need affordable housing
  • All 22 households currently live in Goudhurst parish

The most frequently given reason for wanting alternative housing was due to needing a smaller home.