Urban Regeneration and Housing Act 2015


Amendment of section 94 of Act of 2000 - housing strategies

31. Section 94 of the Act of 2000 is amended—

(a) by substituting for subsection (2) the following:

“(2) In preparing a housing strategy, a planning authority shall—

(a) have regard to the most recent summary of social housing assessments prepared under section 21(a) of the Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009 that relate to the area of the development plan,

(b) consult with any body standing approved of for the purposes of section 6 of the Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1992 in its functional area, and

(c) have regard to relevant policies or objectives for the time being of the Government or any Minister of the Government that relate to housing and, in particular, social integration in the provision of housing services.”,


(b) in paragraphs (c) and (d) of subsection (4), by substituting “10 per cent” for “20 per cent” in each place.