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The plan

Our vision

To deliver the homes Plymouth people need.

Plan for Homes 3 sets out our priority objectives across three themes that will directly support the delivery of 1,000 new homes per year over the next five years, supporting a range of housing delivery and service initiatives, tackle housing needs, homelessness and poor housing conditions. 

Improving housing conditions and broadening choice

  • Tackle and prevent homelessness by focusing on presentation and early intervention
  • Improving housing conditions within the private rented sector
  • Deliver an increased range of accommodation solutions including specialist housing
  • Reusing empty homes
  • Neighbourhood regeneration
  • A range of social rent homes

Supporting the delivery of the joint local plan housing numbers

  • Housing site infrastructure and viability interventions
  • Building up the housing delivery pipeline
  • Supporting the private sector and housing associations to delivery

Housing investment fund

  • Funding to support the overall activities of Plan for Homes 3
  • Intervening in the market to ensure homes meet identified needs
  • Short term land acquisitions
  • Long term land acquisitions
  • Generate future capital receipts and revenue streams
  • Maximise external funding

Our priority objectives

  1. Deliver the right homes in the right place
  2. Deliver more truly affordable housing
  3. Tackle and prevent homelessness by focusing on prevention and early intervention
  4. Improve housing conditions for those in private renting housing
  5. Deliver an increased range of housing solutions including specialist homes to those in greatest need
  6. Improve communities through regeneration
  7. Encourage the development of more homes for everyone in the city centre
  8. Explore and promote innovation in housing delivery
  9. Work in partnership to deliver this Plan

Our past success

We're really proud of the success that the Plan for Homes has brought.

Through the work we've done, we've managed to turn several disused or derelict sites into houses and homes for the residents of the city.

Check out the short films playlist which follow the success four projects in different parts of the city.