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Results 1–20 of 1394 for speaker:Lord Barwell

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Social Rented Housing: Letting Agents (27 Apr 2017)

Gavin Barwell: Social letting agencies can support vulnerable people and people on low incomes to access and sustain tenancies in the private rented sector. There are a number of different models of social letting agencies and in the Housing White Paper we set out our interest in exploring the relative effectiveness of these different models with the aim of securing more housing for households who would...

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Letting Agents: North East (27 Apr 2017)

Gavin Barwell: It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Homes and Communities Agency: Public Appointments (27 Apr 2017)

Gavin Barwell: I will ask the Chief Executive of the Homes and Communities Agency to write to the hon. Member with this information.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Communities and Local Government: Land (27 Apr 2017)

Gavin Barwell: In March we published a Government Review: Making Commercial Terms of Government Land Disposals More Transparent. The report committed to publish details of Government land sales annually, with the first publication in summer 2017. The report will include all sales in 2015/16 and 2016/17. Progress towards meeting the housing ambition is set out in Table 3 of the Public Land for Housing...

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Leasehold: Prices (27 Apr 2017)

Gavin Barwell: Such estimates can be calculated using publically available HM Land Registry Price Paid Data but it is a complex exercise that would not be completed before Parliament prorogues.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Rents (27 Apr 2017)

Gavin Barwell: Affordable Rent is defined in Regulation 19 of the Social Housing Rents (Exceptions and Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 2016. The Government committed in the Housing White Paper to set, a rent policy for social housing landlords to help them to borrow against future income.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Right to Buy Scheme (27 Apr 2017)

Gavin Barwell: It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Right to Buy Scheme: Blackpool (27 Apr 2017)

Gavin Barwell: It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Private Rented Housing: Southwark (27 Apr 2017)

Gavin Barwell: Statistics on the private rental market in England and in each local authority district including the London Borough of Southwark are published by the Valuation Office Agency and are available at the following link. https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/private-rental-mark et-summary-statistics-october-2015-to-september-2016 The Valuation Office Agency advises that because the composition...

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Housing: South Gloucestershire (27 Apr 2017)

Gavin Barwell: In 2016/17 South Gloucestershire Council submitted an application for Garden Villages capacity funding and an application for Large Sites and Housing Zones capacity funding in Thornbury and Yate constituency. These were unsuccessful. South Gloucestershire Council also submitted a joint application for Large Sites and Housing Zones capacity funding in 2016/17 with Bath and North East Somerset...

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Garden Communities: South Gloucestershire (27 Apr 2017)

Gavin Barwell: South Gloucestershire Council put in an application for Large Sites and Housing Zones capacity funding 2016/17 for Buckover garden village. This was unsuccessful.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Housing Associations: Right to Buy Scheme (27 Apr 2017)

Gavin Barwell: There are different types of schemes through which housing association tenants can buy their own home through Right to Buy. Since 1997, over 101,000 tenants have bought under these schemes.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Social Rented Housing: Expenditure (26 Apr 2017)

Gavin Barwell: Holding answer received on 12 October 2016 The Department does not publish the capital expenditure spent on new social housing for rent. The capital expenditure on social housing through government’s affordable homes programmes are available publicly for the National Affordable Homes Programme 2008-11, the Affordable Homes Programme 2011-2015, the Affordable Homes Programme...

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Housing (26 Apr 2017)

Gavin Barwell: The numbers of households on local authority waiting lists for each local authority in England since 1997 is published in live table 600 which is available here: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/live-tab les-on-rents-lettings-and-tenancies Figures are not available at constituency level.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Affordable Housing (26 Apr 2017)

Gavin Barwell: Government’s capital expenditures on affordable housing through government’s affordable homes programmes are available publicly. A summary of housing expenditure under the Housing Corporation for the period 2000 - 2008 and the National Affordable Homes Programme 2008-11 is available through the National Archives website: http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20071204140632/htt...

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Help to Buy Scheme: Leasehold (26 Apr 2017)

Gavin Barwell: In a speech on the 28 March 2017 the Secretary of State said that he will look to ensure Help to Buy Equity Loans are only used to support new build houses on acceptable terms.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Housing: Construction (26 Apr 2017)

Gavin Barwell: The remit of the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) is set out in the NIC’s framework document, published in January 2017. The NIC has a mandate to examine all sectors of economic infrastructure; it does not have a role in overseeing the number of homes built on public land. While the NIC will not make recommendations on social infrastructure, it will consider the potential impact of...

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Housing: Construction (26 Apr 2017)

Gavin Barwell: The Public Land for Housing programme was announced at Autumn Statement 2015 and aims to dispose of surplus government-owned land in England with capacity for at least 160,000 homes by the end of March 2020. This will increase the supply of land for housing development and contribute towards improving the efficiency and sustainability of the government’s estate. Each department is...

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Housing: Planning (26 Apr 2017)

Gavin Barwell: This government has no such plans, but in our Housing White Paper we set out a range of measures to speed up build out. The consultation is currently open.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Letting Agents: Fees and Charges (26 Apr 2017)

Gavin Barwell: While we recognise that the housing market is different throughout England, evidence shows that concerns associated with letting agents charging fees to tenants are prevalent across the whole country, not just particular regions. Our consultation exercise also seeks evidence to inform the future approach.


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