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Housing Policy Development Board

​About the Housing Policy Development Board

The Housing Policy Development Board has been established to examine the housing market in Jersey and to develop comprehensive proposals that improve the supply, affordability, access to, and standard of housing in the island.

These proposals will be considered for incorporation in and delivery via the Government Plan, the Island Plan 2021-2030, and other delivery strategies as appropriate.

Board members

  • Mr Michael De La Haye (independent chair)
  • Senator Sam Mézec
  • Deputy John Young
  • Deputy Kevin Lewis
  • Deputy Susie Pinel
  • Deputy Gregory Guida
  • Deputy Lindsay Ash
  • Deputy Carina Alves
  • Connétable John Le Bailly
  • John Scally (lay member)

The work of the board will be published throughout 2019 and a final report will be published by April 2020.

Board meetings

​Supporting Papers
Inception Meeting
9 April 2019​
Agreed the Board’s terms of reference, scope and invitees​ Housing Policy Development Board Inception Meeting Minutes Wednesday 17 April 2019 ​Terms of reference
Meeting 2
14 May 2019​

​Introduction to Altair (Independent housing consultant)

Consider challenges in Jersey's housing market

Receive report on key worker accommodation

Housing Policy Development Board Meeting 2 Minutes Tuesday 14 May 2019Government of Jersey Key Worker Housing Final Report
​Meeting 3
11 June 2019​

​Consider development barriers in Jersey

An ageing population and housing

Housing Policy Development Board Meeting 3 Minutes Tuesday 11 June 2019

Policy briefing on development barriers

Presentation on ageing population

​Meeting 4

23 July 2019

​Briefing on Affordability and Housing Supply

Housing and the Wider Economy

​Housing Policy Development Board Meeting 4 Minutes Tuesday 23 July 2019

Policy briefing on affordability and housing supply

Policy briefing on housing and the wider economy

​Meeting 5

19 September 2019

​Policy solutions to address challenges in Jersey’s housing marketHousing Policy Development Board Meeting 5 Minutes Thursday 19 September 2019

​Meeting 6

15 October 2019

​Consideration of policy package to address challenges in Jersey's housing market Housing Policy Development Board Meeting 6 Minutes Tuesday 15 October 2019

​Meeting 7

18 December 2019

Consideration of policy packages to address challenges in Jersey's housing market Housing Policy Development Board Meeting 7 Minutes Wednesday 18 December 2019
​Meeting 8

28 January 2020

​Review of Housing Policy Development Board final report

​Housing Policy Development Board Meeting 8 Minutes Tuesday 28 January 2020

Meeting 9                September 2020

​Resumption of Housing Policy Development BoardHousing Policy Development Board Meeting 9 Minutes 11 September 2020
​Meeting 10 
​Approval of the Housing Policy Development Board's final report to present to the Chief Minister
Housing Policy Development Board Meeting 10 Minutes 16 October 2020

Board findings

The Board will produce a final report with its findings to the Chief Minister and Council of Ministers. The report, as well as other supporting pieces of work, will be published here.

Contact us

You can contact us by emailing the officer supporting the Housing Policy Development Board, or you can write to:

The Housing Policy Development Board
Strategic Policy
Performance and Population
19-21 Broad Street
St Helier

Board to review island's housing market

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