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Affordable Housing: Construction

Question for Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

UIN 76889, tabled on 20 July 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, over what time period Homes England's target of at least 130,000 affordable housing starts applies.

Answered on

24 July 2020

The Government committed to increasing the supply of social housing and made £9 billion available through the Affordable Homes Programme to March 2022.

The existing Affordable Homes Programme?has been extended by one year and homes have to be started by March 2023.

This will save homes that would otherwise have been lost following site closures due to Covid-19.