Further housing PFI cuts detailed

Two projects in the North West are among 13 schemes where £1.9bn of funding has been cut by the Homes & Communities Agency.

The HCA announcement follows the Spending Review Settlement for housing PFI projects. In a statement the HCA said: "The HCA will work with local authorities to consider future options. Consideration will be given in particular over the course of the Spending Review 2010 period to possible means and prospects to support local authority-led estate regeneration schemes including through non-PFI mechanisms. However, we do not wish to raise any expectation of alternative funding at this time given the department's tight Spending Review 2010 capital and resource funding settlement."

The projects where funding has been removed are:

Local Authority


Birmingham City Council

Lyndhurst Estate

Cheshire East Council and Cheshire West & Chester Council

Extra-Care Housing

Camden London Borough Council

Gospel Oak Regeneration

Cornwall County Council

Extra-Care and General Needs

Hull City Council

Orchard Park Estate

Leeds City Council

Lifetime Neighbourhoods

Manchester City Council

Collyhurst Estate

Northampton Borough Council

Eastfields and Thorplands

Nottingham City Council

Meadows Estate

Portsmouth City Council

Somerstown Estate

Shropshire County Council

Extra-Care Housing

Southwark London Borough Council

Aylesbury Estate

Stoke-on-Trent City Council

Suburban Estate

At the same time, the HCA said others were still being assessed and had a chance, although no guarantee, of funding. These are:

Local Authority


Derby City Council

Social Rented Housing

Kent County Council

Excellent Homes for All

Kirklees Metropolitan Borough Council

Excellent Homes for Life

Lambeth London Borough Council

Myatts Field North

Leeds City Council

Little London

Leeds City Council

Beeston Hill & Holbeck

Manchester City Council

Brunswick Estate

North Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council

Older People Homes for the Future

Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council

Gateways to Oldham

Salford City Council

Pendleton Estate

Stoke-on-Trent City Council

Extra-Care Housing

Wiltshire County Council

Social Rented Housing

Woking Borough Council

Priority Homes

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