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The three-year plan: what Whitehall is spending in England
2001/2 2002/3 2003/4
Major repairs allowances to local authorities £1.6bn £1.512bn £1.403bn
Equivalent to about 300,000 council house improvements    
Housing Corporation capital programme for housing associations £789m £940m £1.241bn
Up to 25,150 new dwellings Up to 24,600 new dwellings Up to 25,200 new dwellings
Large scale voluntary transfer pool £50m £100m £100m
To transfer 200,000 council dwellings each year to housing associations for repair, maintenance and improvement    
Arm’s-length management companies £0 £160m £300m
About 100,000 house improvements    
Starter Homes Initiative £50m £100m £100m
Towards home ownership by 10,000 key workers    
Disabled facilities grant £87m £88m £89m
Towards installing disabled facilities in about 28,000 homes a year    
Home improvement agencies £9m £9m £9m
Rough Sleepers Unit and homelessness £30m £30m £30m
Private finance initiative for housing £160m £300m £300m
To repair about 50,000 council dwellings    
Housing Investment Programme to local authorities £705m £793m £842m
Single capital pot covering council house improvements, low-income private house improvements, grants to housing associations and other expenditure    
Total central government capital expenditure on social housing construction £3.480bn £4.032bn £4.414bn
Source: DTLR. Note: Table excludes councils’ and housing associations’ own resources and private investment.