Off-site affordable housing

Meeting: 
MQT on 2016-05-25
Session date: 
May 25, 2016
Reference: 
2016/1377
Question By: 
Caroline Pidgeon
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

How many planning applications were approved by the Mayor in 2015/16 where affordable housing is to be provided off-site?

Answer

Answer for Off-site affordable housing

Answer for Off-site affordable housing

Answered By: 
The Mayor

In financial year 2015-16, there were a total of 162 applications received by the Mayor that were approved. Of these, there were 114 applications that incorporated residential uses and of these there were 22 applications that made a contribution to off-site affordable housing. The total contribution amounted to £154,445,490 in payment in lieu to the respective authorities and 32 residential units to be built on other sites.