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Homelessness: Finance

Volume 463: debated on Monday 23 July 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what funding (a) Leeds city council and (b) voluntary sector organisations in Leeds have received from the Homelessness Directorate under the Hostels Improvement Programme. (151447)

Leeds city council has received £430,000 funding under the Hostels Capital Improvement Programme (HCIP) for Faith Lodge hostel run by St. George's Crypt . The HCIP will provide over £90 million in the period 2004-05 to 2007-08, to around 175 projects in 62 local authority areas in England to make hostels and other facilities for homeless people places of change. 14 projects have been allocated HCIP funding totalling over £8 million in Yorkshire and Humberside region.