Housing

Deputy Prime Minister written question – answered on 23rd March 2005.

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Photo of Mr Matthew Green Mr Matthew Green Shadow Minister, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister Local Government & the Regions, Young People, Non-Departmental & Cross-Departmental Responsibilities

To ask the Deputy Prime Minister pursuant to his answer of 25 February 2005, Official Report, columns 90–92W, how many of the homes to be provided for rent in 2005–06 will be funded through (a) the Approved Development Programme, (b) the Approved Development Programme Challenge Fund, (c) Transitional Local Authority Social Housing Grant, (d) the expanded Private Finance Initiative, (e) planning gain without public subsidy and (f) other funding streams.

Photo of Keith Hill Keith Hill Minister of State (Housing and Planning), Office of the Deputy Prime Minister

The following table shows current estimates of the number of homes to be provided for rent in 2005–06 by the various categories requested.

Number
(a) Approved Development Programme 20,000
(b) Approved Development Programme Challenge Fund 700
(c) Transitional Local Authority Social Housing Grant 2,200
(d) Private Finance Initiative 500
(e) Planning gain without public subsidy 1,300
(f) Other funding streams 800

Estimates for sections (a) -(c) are based on Housing Corporation data as at 18 March. The reduction in the total estimate is due solely to a lower estimate in Transitional Local Authority Social Housing Grant completions for 2005–06 and reflects detailed timing of outputs.

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