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Planning Obligations

Volume 505: debated on Wednesday 10 February 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what estimate his Department has made of the proportion of affordable housing made available under section 106 agreements in 2008-09. (316808)

Figures from the Department for Communities and Local Government show that in 2008-09, 55,770 new affordable homes were provided in England, of which 32,290 (58 per cent.), were either fully or partially funded using section 106 contributions.