New homes & communities: data

Strategic Housing Market Assessment (SHMA)

Our SHMA looks at a wide range of housing issues across the seven districts of our sub-region. Chapters on this page are arranged by theme, bringing together themes across the years, as we started publishing back in 2008. If you want to see the whole set of chapters "by year", please visit pur pages for the current version (published 2013) or for all previous versions.

Need for "all homes"

Need for "affordable homes"

Sizes and types of homes needed

Building communities

Housing affordability

Housing market bulletins

  • Every three months we publish a review of the housing market in our area, these are available here. These include housing affordability ratios (comparing incomes to property prices) and a comparison of the weekly cost of different sizes and tenures of homes.

Local economic assessment

  • Our local economic assements can be found here

Population, housing and employment forecasts

Joint Strategic Needs Assessments

Cambridgeshire Insight Atlas

Cambridgeshire Insight Open Data

Other research

Estate and lettings agent surveys

As part of our housing market assessment, we contact estate and letting agents periodically to gain their views on the market. Past reports and the latest one completed in 2013 are available here.

Cover image of Fenland new housing development surveyNew housing development surveys

The Cambridgeshire County Research Group has carried out surveys of new housing development for all seven districts in our housing sub-region, to help learn more about who moves in and what choices they make. There are seven individual reports and one summary report which draws out some wider conclusions, available here.

Future Affordability Housing Projections

This project looks at possible impacts of reforms on sub-regional housing for the coming ten years.

Gypsy and Traveller Accommodation Needs Assessment

Our area's Gypsy and Traveller Accommodation Needs Assessment 2011 sets out accommodation needs between 2011 to 2016 and beyond.