Affordable Housing

Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 4th March 2020.

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Photo of John Healey John Healey Shadow Secretary of State for Housing

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, with reference to his oral contribution of 27 February 2020, Official report, column 509, if he will provide details of the annual amount of grant funding allocated to affordable housing in each of the last 10 financial years.

Photo of Christopher Pincher Christopher Pincher Minister of State (Housing, Communities and Local Government)

The Government is committed to increasing the supply of social housing and has made £9 billion available through the Affordable Homes Programme to March 2022 to deliver approximately 250,000 new affordable homes in a wide range of tenures.

The table below provides details on affordable homes programme funding since 2010. This data may also be found in the public domain at https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/hmt-oscar-publishing-from-the-database

Financial Year

Affordable Homes Programme Expenditure

2010/11

£2,660,493,213

2011/12

£1,431,994,000

2012/13

£1,136,633,000

2013/14

£1,219,494,000

2014/15

£1,342,398,000

2015/16

£1,256,863,000

2016/17

£747,333,.000

2017/18

£1,308,730,000

2018/19

£1,670,312,000

The way in which our delivery partners Homes England and the Greater London Authority allocate this funding across the country is publicly available. To view the further allocations across England regions and local authorities please see the following:

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