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Local Housing Need

Volume 476: debated on Tuesday 20 May 2008

19. To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what plans she has to ensure future housing projections meet local housing need. (206440)

The Government set out their plan for addressing housing need in last year’s Housing Green Paper ‘Homes for the future: more affordable, more sustainable’, including setting a new target of providing 3 million additional homes by 2020. Delivery is taking place through a collaborative process between local authorities and other local and regional stakeholders, including involving local communities, as set out in national Planning Policy Statements.