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Removes a number of technical restrictions and controls on colleges without changing the principal powers of colleges to provide further, higher and secondary education.
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Affordable Housing Provision in Wales, Analysis for 2007-08 and 2008-09
The purpose of this Statistical Bulletin is to provide more detailed information about the provision of additional affordable housing units across Wales during 2007-08 and 2008-09. This will supplement the initial summary information originally published in a statistical first release in December 2009.
Affordable housing delivered:
- Over the two years, 2007-08 and 2008-09, a total of 4,235 total additional housing units were delivered across Wales, which represents almost two thirds (65 per cent) of the 6,500 target set for 2011.
- Registered Social Landlords (RSLs) have made the largest impact delivering over half of all additional affordable housing in 18 out of the 22 local authorities and in three, Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire and the Vale of Glamorgan RSLs provided 100 per cent
- A total of 2,118 additional affordable housing units were delivered by RSLs via capital grant funding (Social Housing Grant (SHG), Recycled Capital Grant (RCG) and Strategic Capital Investment Fund (SCIF)) during 2007-08 and 2008-09 which is 64 per cent of all RSL provision over the period.
Affordable housing provision through the planning system:
- Over the two years, 2007-08 and 2008-09, 27 per cent of all additional affordable housing units delivered were through planning obligations (1,156 units in total).
- Additional affordable housing delivered outside the national park authority areas was more likely to be done through the planning system – 27 per cent of units compared to 20 per cent within the National Park authority areas.
- Around 3 per cent (106 units) of all additional affordable housing delivered during 2007-08 and 2008-09 was through the planning system on rural exception sites.
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