Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Local Government Finance

Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities written question – answered on 8th November 2021.

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Photo of Clive Betts Clive Betts Chair, Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee, Chair, Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, how many funds are allocated to local authorities by his Department through a process of competitive bidding; and if he will publish the names of those funds.

Photo of Kemi Badenoch Kemi Badenoch Minister for Equalities, Minister of State (Housing, Communities and Local Government), Minister of State (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office), Minister of State (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office) (jointly with Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities)

There are times when dedicated competitive biddable or targeted funding streams are the best way to make sure local government receives the support, they need to deliver the Government's objectives, including specific funding initiatives, trials or pilots. In such circumstances, the Government will look to maximise value for money by considering the timing, value and conditions attached to any funding.

DLUHC has responsibility for overseeing the funds in the below table.

Fund Name

Community Housing Fund

Waking Watch Relief Fund

Social Sector ACM Cladding Remediation Fund

Local Growth Fund

Levelling Up Fund

Community Ownership Fund

Rough Sleeping Accommodation Programme

Rough Sleeping Initiative

Substance Misuse Programme

Cold Weather Fund

Brownfield Housing Fund

Local Authority Accelerated Construction Fund

Small Sites Fund

Housing Deals - Oxfordshire

Housing Deals - West Midlands

Affordable Homes Programme (2021-2026)

Affordable Homes Programme (2016-2023)

Changing Places Toilet Fund

Local Data Accelerator Fund for children and families

Changing Futures programme

Partnerships for People and Place

First Homes early delivery programme

Estate Regeneration pilot 2021

Respite Rooms

Welcome Back Fund

Brownfield Land Release Fund

New Development Corporations Competition

Move On Fund

Coastal Communities Fund

Getting Building Fund

Towns Fund

Future High Streets Fund

Land Assembly Fund

Housing Infrastructure Fund


European Structural and Investment Funds

National Home Building Fund

UK Community Renewal Fund

Devolution and City Deals

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