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Acceptable Cost Guidance/On costs for use with Social Housing Grant funded housing in Wales

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Acceptable Cost Guidance figures are used as a guide for all schemes developed with Social Housing Grant.

We may approve schemes with costs over acceptable cost guidance if high costs are justified because of local conditions and housing need. However, we don’t usually approve costs over 120%. An explanation should be given for all higher cost schemes.

Main changes

The changes to the guidance include:

  • tender and land price movements
  • omission of Shared Abbeyfield acceptable cost guidance.

This publication replaces ‘Acceptable Cost Guidance/On costs for use with Social Housing Grant Funded Housing in Wales – May 2012’.