'Welsh Government on target to deliver 7,500 new affordable homes'

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Published by Max Salsbury for 24dash.com in Housing and also in Central Government, Development, Finance

The Welsh Government is on track to realising a target of 7,500 new affordable homes by 2015, independent research has suggested. However, the Welsh Economic Research Unit (WERU) warned that a predicted 40% cut in investment over the coming years will put the target at risk. The report - which was commissioned by Community Housing Cymru - also discovered that Welsh housing associations have provided 1973 new homes over 2011/12, more than a quarter of the 7,500 target. Of the 1973, 73% were buil...

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