Housing: Morecambe

Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 10th February 2010.

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Photo of Geraldine Smith Geraldine Smith Labour, Morecambe and Lunesdale

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how much funding the Government have allocated for housing regeneration in Morecambe and Lunesdale constituency since 1997.

Photo of Ian Austin Ian Austin Minister of State (Regional Affairs) (West Midlands), The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government

Funding for housing regeneration is mainly delivered through the Homes and Communities Agency. The Homes and Communities Agency operates and plans at a local authority level.

The following table provides details of HCA spend within the local authority area of Lancaster from 2004-05 onwards.

2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09
Property and Regen programme and asset transfer 2.998,502 4,675,519 3.943,494 1,409,210 833,944
National Affordable Housing programme 2,202,944 1,745,068 2,881,443 2,401,295 2,176,243
Total 5,201,446 6,420,547 6,824,937 3,810,505 3,010,187
The Agency's Property and Regeneration programme relies on a mixture of receipts from disposed land assets as well as on Government grant.

Information from 1997 can be provided to a longer timescale. The HCA will report on figures for 2009-10 after the end of the financial year in their accounts and financial statements.

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