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Affordable Housing (London)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government – in the House of Commons at 2:30 pm on 26th January 2010.

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Photo of John Healey John Healey The Minister for Housing 2:30 pm, 26th January 2010

The Mayor of London and the London boroughs are required to assess demand for affordable housing in London. The Mayor's own figures show that about 18,200 new affordable homes are needed each year. I regret to say that his current plan proposes to build 5,000 fewer than that each year.

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