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Social Rented Housing: Rents

Volume 498: debated on Wednesday 28 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how much was spent on new social housing for rent in (a) England and (b) the City of York in each year since 1997-98. (295284)

The table shows the grant funding through the Homes and Communities Agency’s Affordable Housing Programme for social rent in each financial year in the City of York local authority area. This includes both new build and acquisition and refurbishment. This does not include expenditure through the Affordable Housing Programme for Low Cost Home Ownership (LCHO) homes.

£ million

Period

City of York

England

1997-98

1.00

456.47

1998-99

1.42

446.51

1999-2000

1.06

522.79

2000-01

2.25

575.66

2001-02

1.91

646.53

2002-03

1.46

760.23

2003-04

2.43

1,171.00

2004-05

3.13

1,050.04

2005-06

0.87

933.19

2006-07

0.83

1,432.55

2007-08

2.44

1,552.32

2008-09

6.36

2,038.13

Source:

Homes and Communities Agency