§ Mr. Raynsford
The number of housing associations receiving Government funding through the Housing Corporation's Approved Development Programme in 1997–98 and 1998–99 is shown in the table.
Number of housing associations receiving social housing grant through the Housing Corporation's approved development programme Region 1997–98 1998–99 London 183 171 North West 57 56 England 548 500
1997–98 information is based on schemes given approval to start during the year
1998–99 information is based on start of year allocations352W
In addition, the Housing Corporation provides revenue funding to housing associations, eg Supported Housing Management Grant and Innovation and Good Practice grants. Housing associations also received funding from local authorities under the Local Authority Social Housing Grant scheme.