Housing: Olympic Games 2012

Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 30th March 2010.

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Photo of Grant Shapps Grant Shapps Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) (Housing and Planning), Co-Chair, Conservative Party

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how much funding has been provided by (a) his Department and (b) the Homes and Communities Agency for the development of the Olympic Village on the London 2012 Olympic Games site; and how much more funding he expects to be provided.

Photo of Shahid Malik Shahid Malik Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Communities and Local Government

Communities and Local Government contributes alongside other funding departments within the overall £9.325 billion Olympic Budget. The gross construction cost of the village is £l,095 million. This includes post-games transformation for legacy use. The Homes and Communities Agency is providing a grant of £110 million to Triathlon Homes toward the social housing element which is included in the overall cost. No further funding is expected to be provided.

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