Affordable Housing: Construction

Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 5th June 2019.

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Photo of Mike Amesbury Mike Amesbury Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (Employment)

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what progress his Department has made on ensuring that former (a) MoD and (b) other suitable land is developed to provide affordable social housing in areas of need.

Photo of Kit Malthouse Kit Malthouse Minister of State (Housing, Communities and Local Government)

By the end of March 2018, over 40,000 homes had been brought to market on former central government land, of which over 11,500 homes are on former MoD sites.

Land released via the Public Land for Housing Programme is subject to the requirements of Affordable Housing policies of each Local Planning Authority (LPA).

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