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Housing: Low Incomes

Volume 474: debated on Thursday 3 April 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many planning appeals for affordable housing schemes were determined in each of the last three years; in how many of these cases the lead developer was a registered social landlord; and how many appeals were (a) allowed and (b) dismissed. (198145)

The following table shows the number of planning appeals determined in 2005, 2006 and 2007 in England that involved an element of affordable housing and how many appeals were (a) allowed and (b) dismissed. It is not possible to identify in how many of these cases the lead developer was a registered social landlord.

Number of appeals determined

(a) Number allowed

(b) Number dismissed

2005

60

15

45

2006

97

37

60

2007

93

38

55