A systematic assessment of the extent to which housing development may be accommodated on vacant land or on underused land and buildings in the urban area.
A study carried out in response to Planning Policy Guidance Note 3 (Housing) in order to establish the level of housing which can be accommodated within the District's urban areas.
A survey to identify sources of housing land within existing built up areas.
An assessment to establish how much housing land can be accommodated within urban areas. All local planning authorities are required to undertake such studies.
Studies undertaken to establish how much additional housing can be accommodated within urban areas.