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Carlisle Plan:


To improve the health, wellbeing and economic prosperity of the people of Carlisle. We will work in partnership to further establish our position as the regional centre and focus for investment, ensuring that residents can share in the benefits through increased opportunities and greater choice of jobs, range of housing, and a quality environment.

Priorties and Principles
  • Introduction
  • Principles
  • Economic prospects
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Local environment
  • Housing needs
  • Promote Carlisle
  • Carlisle Plan

    The Carlisle Plan 2015-18 sets out the Council’s overall vision for Carlisle, supported by five priorities. The vision gives a clear direction and context for all our activities. We will maximise o...
  • Health and wellbeing

    Further develop sports, arts and cultural facilities to support the health and wellbeing of our residents
  • Local Environment

    Continue to improve the quality of our local environment and green spaces so that everyone can enjoy living, working in and visiting Carlisle wealth and wellbeing of our residents
  • Housing needs

    Address current and future housing needs to protect and improve residents’ quality of life

Housing needs

Address current and future housing needs to protect and improve residents’ quality of life

Housing Strategy

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  • Prepare and publish an updated Housing Strategy (June 2017)
  • Develop and implement a Housing Delivery Action Plan (June 2017)

Homeless Strategy

  • Work together with partners to monitor progress against Carlisle’s Interagency Homelessness Strategy 2015-20 (March 2020)

Housing Quality/Access

  • Improve standards in the private rented sector (including student accommodation) through inspections, advice and, where necessary, enforcement (March 2018)
  • Continue to develop and promote the Council’s Empty Homes Service by delivering advice and information to empty homes owners (March 2018)
  • Deliver the City Council’s annual mandatory Disabled Facilities Grant Programme in respect of applications received and revise the Regulatory Reform Order Strategy to improve expenditure compatible with the discretionary grant (March 2018)
  • Develop local solutions to ensure opportunities to maximise the delivery of affordable homes which respond to locally evidenced needs (ongoing)
  • Work with landowners, developers, and partner agencies (e.g. HCA) to accelerate the delivery of sites (ongoing)


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