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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5O-01361: Emma Harper (South Scotland)

Scottish National Party

Date lodged: 18 October 2017

To ask the Scottish Government what analysis it has undertaken of housing needs in the south of Scotland.

Answered by: Kevin Stewart 25 October 2017

The 2001 Housing (Scotland) Act places a responsibility on Local Authorities to prepare an assessment of housing needs.

Local Authorities and Planning Authorities undertake this analysis every five years.

These Housing Need and Demand Assessments are the responsibility of Local Authorities and Planning Authorities and are published by them.