Further to the written statement of 14 February 2011, Official Report, column 36WS from my right hon. Friend the Minister for Housing and Local Government, I am today announcing the publication of the technical revision to annex B of planning policy statement 3, to make clear that affordable rent falls within the definition of affordable housing for planning purposes. Also published today is a document summarising the responses that were received to the consultation paper, planning policy statement 3: “Planning for Housing Technical Change to Annex B, Affordable Housing Definition”, published on 14 February 2011; and an “Affordable Rent Impact Assessment”.
Planning policy statement 3, with a revised annex B can be found at: www.communities.gov.uk/publications/planningandbuilding/pps3housing.
The summary of responses is at: www.communities. gov.uk/publications/planningandbuilding/pps3annexsummary.
The affordable rent impact assessment at: http://www.communities.gov.uk/publications/housing/rentimpactassessment.
The above documents have been placed in the Library of the House.