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Social Rented Housing: Expenditure

Department for Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 26th April 2017.

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Photo of Rachael Maskell Rachael Maskell Labour/Co-operative, York Central

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how much his Department spent on new social housing for rent in (a) the City of York and (b) England in each year since 2010; and how much it expects to spend for such purposes in each year for which projections have been made.

Photo of Gavin Barwell Gavin Barwell Minister of State (Department for Communities and Local Government) (Housing, Planning and London)

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 2015-2018 and the Shared Ownership and Affordable Homes Programme 2016-21.

Shared Ownership and Affordable Homes Programme 2016-21 initial allocations: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/affordable-homes-programme-2016-to-2021-successful-bidders

Data are only available by the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) operating areas or by providers.

Affordable Homes Programme 2015-18 initial allocations: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/affordable-homes-programme-2015-to-2018-guidance-and-allocations#allocations

Data are only available by HCA operating areas or by providers.

Affordable Homes Programme 2015-18 quarterly updates: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/affordable-homes-programme-2015-to-2018-quarterly-updates

Data are only available by HCA operating areas or by providers.

Affordable Homes Programme 2011-15 initial allocations, signed contracts and quarterly updates:

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/affordable-homes-programme-2011-to-2015-guidance-and-allocations

Data are only available for HCA operating areas and by local authorities

National Affordable Homes Programme 2008-11 – Investment statement, Yorkshire and Humberside

http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20071204140632/http://www.housingcorp.gov.uk/server/show/nav.4140

Data are only available by HCA operating areas

Government is investing and additional £1.4 billion in the Shared Ownership and Affordable Homes Programme 2016-21, increasing the overall budget for this programme to £7.1 billion to deliver 225,000 affordable housing starts by March 2021.

Between 1997 and 2010 social housing stock fell by 420,000. Since 2010 the overall stock of social housing has increased by 76,000.

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