Housing affordability briefing paper

The housing affordability briefing paper highlights housing affordability and homelessness issues in Poole.

Key findings

  • historically, house prices in Poole are high relative to local incomes
  • Poole's housing remains relatively unaffordable; the ratio of lower quartile house prices to full-time lower quartile incomes is nearly ten to one
  • a growing population and smaller household sizes are fuelling significant demand for new homes
  • rents in the private sector are relatively high.
  • the number of families classified as homeless in Poole appears to be decreasing 

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01202 633306

Corporate Research Team
Civic Centre
BH15 2RU 

Page last updated: 25 April 2019
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