Communities and Local Government
Jack Dromey (Birmingham, Erdington, Labour)
To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many new (a) affordable homes and (b) homes for social rent were built in each (i) region and (ii) local authority area in each year since 1997.
Andrew Stunell (Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Communities and Local Government; Hazel Grove, Liberal Democrat)
Estimates of the number of affordable and social rented homes delivered in each local authority area are published on the Department's website at:
New affordable housing can be delivered through new build and acquisitions, although the majority (88%) of the additional supply in 2010-11 was through new build.