Minister admits new homes target 'stretching'

By Dan Peters | 27 June 2022

A minister has admitted that the Government’s ambition for 300,000 new homes to be built a year is a ‘stretching target’.

Lord Greenhalgh, a minister in the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, said delivering 242,000 homes from April 2019 to March 2020 was already the highest level for more than 30 years.

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