Costs of providing new council housing

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Dear Enfield Council,

Please state the mean average cost of a) building and b) purchasing new council housing for either a) Social Rent or b) Affordable Rent in each of the last three years.

Yours faithfully,

Paul Burnham

Dear Enfield Council,

Please may I add to my question a breakdown by the number of bedrooms?

The full question now reads:

Please state the mean average cost of a) building and b) purchasing new council housing for either a) Social Rent or b) Affordable Rent in each of the last three years.
Please provide a breakdown by the number of bedrooms in each case.

Thank you.

Yours faithfully,

Paul Burnham

complaintsandinformation, Enfield Council

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By 16 February 2021

Housing CRM enquiries, Enfield Council

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Dear Mr Burnham,

 

Thank you for your email dated 19^th January 2021 where you requested
information about the costs of providing new council housing.

 

Request

 

 1. Please state the mean average cost of a) building and b) purchasing
new council housing for either a) Social Rent or b) Affordable Rent in
each of the last three years.
 2. Please provide a breakdown by the number of bedrooms in each case.

 

Response

 

I can confirm the London Borough of Enfield holds this information:

 

Please see information below by bedroom size for the last three years.

 

Average Purchase new
Bedroom size build Costs council
housing
1 bed £203,176 £293,000
2 bed £279,420 £296,523
3 bed £343,426 £444,330
4 bed £432,605 £403,398

 

All properties were let as social rents.

 

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decision. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at: Information
Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9
5AF.

 

Kind regards

 

Ed Richards

Regneration Project Director

Housing & Regeneration

Place Department

Enfield Council

 

Enfield Council is committed to serving the whole borough fairly,
delivering excellent services and building strong communities.

 

 

 

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Dear Housing CRM enquiries,

Thank you for your reply. Please can you reply in PDF form as I am unable to read the detail which you have incluided in tabular form within an email.

Thank you.

Yours sincerely,

Paul Burnham