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Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Housing: Finance (1 May 2018)

Dominic Raab: Holding answer received on 27 April 2018 The Government is investing over £9 billion in the Affordable Homes Programme 2016-21, to support councils and housing associations to deliver genuinely affordable homes where they are needed most. We have confirmed long-term rent certainty for social landlords in England and announced that we will be providing councils with £1 billion of...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Housing: Finance (1 May 2018)

Dominic Raab: Affordable housing remains the Government's priority. That's why the Prime Minister has announced an additional £2 billion funding for affordable housing, increasing the Affordable Homes Programme 2016-21 budget to over £9 billion to deliver a wide range of affordable housing, including social rent homes. The Chancellor has also announced an additional £1.67 billon funding boost for London...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Housing: Construction (1 May 2018)

Dominic Raab: We estimate that some £250 million of the Starter Homes Land Fund has been spent to date. Following the announcement of the new Land Assembly Fund at Budget 2017 we are reviewing the operation of the Starter Homes Land Fund. The new Fund is part of a package of housing measures announced to ensure our Housing White Paper commitments are delivered.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: First Time Buyers: Greater London (1 May 2018)

Dominic Raab: The Land Registry publish monthly statistics on first time buyer house prices, including London and Lewisham borough, from January 2012, at the following link: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/uk-house-price-ind ex-reports No breakdown is available on a parliamentary constituency basis.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Affordable Housing (1 May 2018)

Dominic Raab: It is the role of local authorities to set out in plans the scale and type of housing, including affordable housing, required in their area. The draft National Planning Policy Framework and associated guidance was published in March. This makes clear that local plans should set clear policy requirements for affordable housing. This is supported by a standardised way of assessing local housing...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Housing: Construction (1 May 2018)

Dominic Raab: To support small scale developers, national policy states that affordable housing and tariff style section 106 contributions should not be sought from sites of ten units or less. This would usually apply to self-builders. Furthermore, self-builders should not have to pay Community Infrastructure Levy charges where an exemption has been applied for and obtained. However, it may be appropriate...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Planning Obligations (30 Apr 2018)

Dominic Raab: The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has indicated that it will not be possible to answer this question within the usual time period. An answer is being prepared and will be provided as soon as it is available.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Affordable Housing: Construction (27 Apr 2018)

Dominic Raab: Holding answer received on 26 April 2018 The draft revised National Planning Policy Framework proposes that plans should set out the contributions expected for infrastructure and affordable housing. This will help communities to understand what affordable housing is expected and enable them to hold developers to account. In 2016/17, section 106 secured £4 billion for affordable...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Grenfell Tower: Fires (27 Apr 2018)

Dominic Raab: Holding answer received on 26 April 2018 The latest figures from the Council show that, as of 23 April, 196 of the 211 households that lived in Grenfell Tower or Grenfell Walk have accepted offers of temporary or permanent accommodation. As the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government said in his statement to the House on 22 March, Official Report Column 411,...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: High Rise Flats: Fire Prevention (27 Apr 2018)

Dominic Raab: Holding answer received on 26 April 2018 The remediation of buildings with Aluminium Composite Material (ACM) cladding is often a complex process which needs to be planned and carried out carefully. This means that the time taken to remove and replace the cladding will vary. The Department has published an Information Note with the assistance of the Industry Response Group to...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Housing (27 Apr 2018)

Dominic Raab: Holding answer received on 26 April 2018 The Government publishes Homes England’s affordable housing statistics biannually. These statistics provide an update on Homes England’s Affordable Homes Programme delivery alongside wider programmes. The latest statistics can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/housing-statistics

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Affordable Housing: Finance (27 Apr 2018)

Dominic Raab: Holding answer received on 26 April 2018 The Government funds affordable housing through the Affordable Homes programme. It does not announce funding on a yearly basis. The allocations of funding for each programme are as follows: Programme Amount of funding Affordable homes programme 2011 - 2015 £4.5 billon Affordable homes programme 2015 – 2018 £2.9 billion Shared...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Local Plans (27 Apr 2018)

Dominic Raab: The Department is currently considering the contents of the ONS consultation Initial View on Census 2021 Output Content Design and have not made any representations at this time. The consultation closes on 23 May 2018.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Construction: Standards (27 Apr 2018)

Dominic Raab: The UK has a strong track record in developing design and civil engineering standards, both at home and abroad. We have been at the forefront of improving standards, with those that originated from our own national bodies being adopted the world over in a wide range of sectors. We will continue to work with other European countries, and globally, to drive new standards after we leave the EU.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Public Lavatories: Disability (27 Apr 2018)

Dominic Raab: The Department itself does not monitor the compliance of organisations with Building Regulations' requirements. The responsibility for monitoring compliance with all aspects of the Building Regulations, including Part M, rests with the building control bodies - local authorities or approved inspectors. They cannot give a compliance certificate to building work until they are satisfied that...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Affordable Housing: Construction (25 Apr 2018)

Dominic Raab: Our proposed guidance on viability seeks to reduce protracted negotiations, giving local authorities and communities certainty that infrastructure and affordable housing will be delivered. Under this guidance, levels of developer and landowner return can be set by local authorities on the basis of relevant local evidence. This will support them to secure developer contributions while ensuring...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Affordable Housing (25 Apr 2018)

Dominic Raab: In March, the Government published a draft revised National Planning Policy Framework for consultation, supported by guidance. This sets out a new approach to viability, including the use of review mechanisms on large or multi-phase sites, to enable local authorities to test whether the level of contributions initially agreed remains appropriate. The consultation seeks further views on how...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Housing: Prices (24 Apr 2018)

Dominic Raab: I refer the Hon Member to my answer to Question UIN 135737 on 18 April 2018. The evidence was published on 13 April 2018.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Mobile Homes (23 Apr 2018)

Dominic Raab: There are currently no plans to change how we collect statistics on new pitches. The caravan count takes place every summer, and combines data from the Affordable Homes Programme and local authorities to create a snapshot of new provision. The Department does not have a mechanism to track sites no longer in use.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Affordable Housing: Expenditure (23 Apr 2018)

Dominic Raab: The Government funds affordable housing through the Affordable Homes Programme. It does not announce funding on a yearly basis. The allocations of funding are as follows: Programme Amount of funding Affordable Homes Programme 2011 - 2015 £4.5 billion Affordable Homes Programme 2015 – 2018* £2.9 billion Shared Ownership and Affordable Homes Programme 2016 - 2021 £5.7 billion...


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