Housing Estates: Regeneration

Department for Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 12th January 2017.

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Photo of Tim Farron Tim Farron Leader of the Liberal Democrats

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, with reference to the Answer of 8 March 2016 to Question 29619, how much of the £140 million fund relating to the redevelopment of 100 sink estates has been allocated to date.

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

The £140million Estate Regeneration Fund was launched on 8 December 2016 alongside the publication of the Estate Regeneration National Strategy. Following extensive engagement with over 120 schemes around the country, an additional £32m of enabling and capacity building grant was made available.

Initial registrations for the £140m recoverable investment funding have already been received and funding allocations will be announced when the assessment process is completed.

Allocations for the £32m grant funding will be made in the current financial year.

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