Help to Buy – Wales Shared Equity Scheme »This shared equity loan will make up the shortfall between the purchase price of a property and the funding available to buyers through their cash deposit and mortgage offer.Learn more »
Major £24m investment to transform five Welsh railway stations
A £24m European-backed programme to transform five railway stations across Wales has been announced by Transport Minister, Edwina Hart.
- Leading science innovation company signs up for Life Sciences Hub Wales
- “Autumn Statement has done little to change the challenging public finance outlook for Wales” – Jane Hutt
- Major £24m investment to transform five Welsh railway stations
- Alternatives to Waste Transfer Notes and other aspects of Waste Regulation
- Proposals concerning the publication of official statistics
- Consultation on Regional engagement partnership structures in the tourism sector
- Beyond 2011: Consultation on Census and future provision of population statistics in England and Wales
- M4 Corridor around Newport Consultation
- Undertaking fatal and non-fatal drug poisoning reviews in Wales
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Section highlightThe Housing (Wales) Bill
The Bill will introduce significant improvements across the housing sector to ensure that people have access to a decent, affordable home and better housing-related services.
Legislative programme 2013 - 2014 »
The First Minister detailed the 8 bills in the Welsh Government’s 5-year Legislative Programme that will be brought forward during the 3rd year of the Welsh Assembly.Learn more »
Section highlightProject pipeline update - December 2013
This Wales Infrastructure Investment Plan annex highlights planned investments and potential procurement opportunities.
Final Budget 2014-15 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Departments for 2014-15 is £14.9bn.Learn more »
- Statistics & Research
A quarterly report which includes information on the number of households accepted as homelessness, reasons for homelessness and the number of households in temporary accommodation.
- Following a general increase in the number of households accepted as homeless since 2009-10, homeless acceptances fell by 11 per cent during 2012-13 and this decrease has continued into the first quarter of 2013-14 with 1,355 households accepted as homeless across Wales. This is a fall of 8 per cent when compared with the same quarter of the previous year.
Households in Temporary Accommodation
- The number of households placed in temporary accommodation also decreased at the end of 2012-13 following increases in the previous two years and as with acceptances this decrease has continued into the first quarter of 2013-14. At the end of June 2013 there were 2,385 households in temporary accommodation, 3 per cent fewer than at the end of June 2012.
- The use of bed and breakfast (B&B) accommodation has, in recent years, followed the same trend as all temporary accommodation. However at the end of June 2013 there were 275 households placed in bed and breakfast accommodation which is 13 per cent more than at the end of June 2012.
- Of those households in B&B accommodation, 10 households (3 per cent) contained children. Whilst there was almost a third (31 per cent) fewer than at the end of June 2012, there were still more families containing children in B&B accommodation than at the end of June 2011.
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