John Healey – 2014 Parliamentary Question to the Department for Communities and Local Government

The below Parliamentary question was asked by John Healey on 2014-04-29.

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what the grant per property was for new affordable housing under the National Affordable Housing Programme, by region, in each year since the inception of the Programme.

Kris Hopkins

Average grant allocated per property for the National Affordable Housing Programme, which operated from 2008-09 to 2010-11, broken down by Homes and Communities Agency operating area, is set out below.

Operating area




East and South East












North East, Yorkshire and the Humber




North West




South and South West




Source: Homes and Communities Agency

Since 2011, the new Affordable Rent model allows for new affordable housing to be delivered with a lower grant cost to taxpayers.