Definition of Affordable Housing

Closed 13 Sep 2019

Opened 24 Jun 2019


This consultation is being undertaken to inform the Department for Communities engagement on proposals for a revised definition of "Affordable Housing" for Northern Ireland.  A copy of the consultation paper is accessible from the link in the "Related" section below.

Why We Are Consulting

The overall aim of this work is to agree a clear definition of affordable housing that can be applied consistently in legislation, policy, local plans and in practice.

What Happens Next

The Department will consider the responses received and publish the consultation report on the Departmnental website https:/


  • All stakeholders


  • Housing and Accommodation