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Housing in North Yorkshire is unaffordable for many, placing pressure on the limited Affordable Housing stock in the county.
Good quality housing has a critical role to play in creating and supporting economic growth and helping to prevent illness, injury or the deterioration of existing conditions and is especially important for older people.
North Yorkshire is an attractive place to live and there is considerable demand for properties from households who work outside the county but commute from North Yorkshire, those who want to retire and who want a second or holiday home. This results in high average house prices and private rents.
The 2011 census highlighted that the predominant tenure is home ownership, at almost 70% of all households. A high proportion of owner occupiers own their homes outright, without a mortgage. There is a low proportion of social rented homes (11.7%) compared the national average (18.4%). Levels of social rented homes are particularly low in Craven and …Read more »