The Housing Act 1985 requires all local authorities to carry out regular assessments of housing need within their areas.
The Council works in an enabling capacity with a number of housing providers to increase the supply of affordable housing.
Housing Advice for tenants
Housing Advice for landlords
Housing & Homelessness
The Housing Options team provide advice for people seeking a home on the options that are available in Craven, and assistance.
The Council's Bond Scheme can provide financial assistance to qualifying households to access private rented accommodation.
Craven's Care and Repair service is provided by the Craven Home Improvement Agency.
Grants and loans may be available for home owners, private sector landlords and tenants to pay for repairs, improvements and to make the property more energy efficient.
This is the housing performance monitoring page where the latest reports are located and customers can tell us what they think of our services and how well we are doing.
Caravan sites are controlled by the Caravan Site and Control of Development Act 1960.
Housing advice for older people
Residents often ask why councils and the police do not evict gypsies and travellers as soon as they arrive on a public open space or other land.
Information regarding the provision and management of permanent sites within Craven and North Yorkshire, and the assessed need for sites within Craven and support available..