Lancaster gains £6.9m for affordable homes

David Morris MP

David Morris MP

First published in News

Massive funding has been granted to Lancaster City Council to build hundreds of affordable homes.

Central government gave £6.9 million towards the construction of 228 houses, 27 of which will be in rural areas.

The grant comes as part of the 2011-2015 Affordable Housing Programme.

David Morris, MP for Morecambe and Lunesdale, said: “It is really important that affordable housing is built here which is why I fought so hard for the development to go ahead.

“I’m pleased Government has a strategy to build affordable homes in rural areas which I hope will allow people who have grown up in our rural areas to continue to live there.”

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