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Affordable Housing

Requested on
Thu 21st November, 2013
Reference
FOI 3625
Resolution
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Question

1) What is your affordable housing target for new developments, expressed as a percentage?
2) For the 12 months beginning 1 November 2012 and ending 31 October 2013, what percentage of new built units are classed as affordable housing?
3) How many applications to renegotiate the number of affordable housing units in a Section 106 agreement are you currently dealing with?
4) How many applications to renegotiate the number of affordable housing units in a Section 106 agreement have you received since April 2013 when the Growth and Infrastructure Act became law?
5) Of the above number, how many applications to renegotiate have resulted in the loss or gain of affordable housing units? Please detail a) the total number of units that have been lost or gained as a result of all renegotiations, and b) how this compares to the number that had been agreed in the original Section 106 agreements.
6) How many applications to renegotiate the number of housing units in a Section 106 agreement have you received in each of the previous 5 years?
7) Of the above number, how many applications to renegotiate have resulted in the loss or gain of affordable housing units? Please detail the a) total number of units that have been lost or gained as a result of all renegotiations, and b) how this compares to the number that had been agreed in the original Section 106 agreements.

Answer

1) What is your affordable housing target for new developments, expressed as a percentage? 
At Present we have a % target of 30%
2) For the 12 months beginning 1 November 2012 and ending 31 October 2013, what percentage of new built units are classed as affordable housing? 
We currently only have data from 1 November 2012 to the end of September 2013 – 19%
3) How many applications to renegotiate the number of affordable housing units in a Section 106 agreement are you currently dealing with? Nil
4) How many applications to renegotiate the number of affordable housing units in a Section 106 agreement have you received since April 2013 when the Growth and Infrastructure Act became law? N/A
5) Of the above number, how many applications to renegotiate have resulted in the loss or gain of affordable housing units? Please detail a) the total number of units that have been lost or gained as a result of all renegotiations, and b) how this compares to the number that had been agreed in the original Section 106 agreements. N/A
6) How many applications to renegotiate the number of housing units in a Section 106 agreement have you received in each of the previous 5 years? N/A
7) Of the above number, how many applications to renegotiate have resulted in the loss or gain of affordable housing units? Please detail the a) total number of units that have been lost or gained as a result of all renegotiations, and b) how this compares to the number that had been agreed in the original Section 106 agreements. N/A

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