North Andover is a desirable community known for its excellent schools, proximity to employment centers, abundant open spaces, and recreational areas. The town's housing options cater to a diverse range of residents, offering single-family homes, apartments, and condominiums.

As the population and number of households in North Andover and the region continue to grow, there is an increasing demand for housing. The composition of households in North Andover, mirroring regional trends, is evolving, with a notable increase in single-person households and households with individuals aged 65 and older.

The Town is committed to addressing this growing need by ensuring the availability of a wide range of high-quality housing options and services that meet the evolving needs of its population. To achieve this, North Andover employs proactive zoning practices and has established legislative boards, such as the Affordable Housing Trust and the Community Preservation Committee. Additionally, the Town collaborates closely with the North Andover Housing Authority and other regional housing services to maintain its status as a Community of Choice for families of all types.