Grant Shapps welcomes UKR proposals

Grant Shapps, Minister for Housing and Local Government, said:

“I am delighted to see UK Regeneration taking a new and innovative approach to helping some of the most vulnerable communities in this country.

“Demand is there for good quality, affordable accommodation in the private sector and I look forward to seeing these plans taking shape, and how they will offer a shot in the arm to those local areas.

“This will sit well alongside Government efforts to taking a new approach to regeneration, which includes making sure communities for the first time see the benefits of growth in their neighbourhoods through the New Homes Bonus, and cutting the red tape that in the past has prevented exciting new projects from getting off the ground.”