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Eco-towns

Volume 476: debated on Tuesday 20 May 2008

23. To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what assessment she has made of the potential for eco-towns to contribute to an increase in the supply of housing and affordable housing. (206444)

In “Eco-towns—Living a greener future”, we have set out the number of homes that each of the shortlisted locations are expecting to deliver. Alongside this there is an assessment of the affordability pressure. As part of the eco-town criteria, between 30 and 50 per cent. of homes should be affordable.