Marie Rimmer – 2015 Parliamentary Question to the Department for Communities and Local Government

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Marie Rimmer on 2015-11-03.

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what steps his Department is taking to encourage the building of homes for social rent.

Brandon Lewis

We have already allocated £1 billion towards our commitment to deliver 275,000 affordable homes by 2020. This will be the fastest rate of affordable housing building in the last 20 years.

Since April 2010 we have delivered over 260,000 affordable homes, with almost 60,000 delivered last year.